Research and statistics

198 results that are Research, sorted by Updated (newest)
From Ofsted
  • Research review series: religious education

    A review of research into factors that influence the quality of religious education (RE) in schools in England.

  • Research review series: science

    A review by Ofsted of research into factors that influence the quality of science education in schools in England.

  • Ofsted review of sexual abuse

    Ofsted will carry out a review of safeguarding policies in state and independent schools and colleges in relation to sexual abuse.

  • Principles behind Ofsted’s research reviews and subject reports

    This sets out the principles underpinning Ofsted’s series of research reviews and subject reports.

  • Remote education and SEND

    A video with Ofsted’s research findings on remote learning and what has worked well for some children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

  • Remote education research

    Ofsted's summary of findings on remote learning from several strands of research activity that we carried out in 2020.

  • The education of children living in children's homes

    Research into where children living in children’s homes receive their education and what the quality of this education is like.

  • Inspectorates of British schools overseas: annual Ofsted report letters

    Ofsted reports on the quality of the inspection work carried out by the inspectorates of British schools overseas.

  • Social care questionnaires 2020: what children and young people told Ofsted

    Ofsted uses questionnaires to capture views about social care settings, including children’s homes, boarding schools and living with foster carers and adopters.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on children's social care, November 2020

    Evidence from assurance visits to secure children’s homes and independent fostering agencies between 1 September and 4 December.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on early years, November 2020

    Evidence from research interviews with 739 early years providers between 5 October and 11 December.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on further education and skills, November 2020

    Evidence from interim visits to further education and skills providers between 19 October and 4 December.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on local areas’ SEND provision, November 2020

    Evidence from education, health and social care leaders and practitioners between 1 September and 4 December 2020.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on schools, November 2020

    Evidence from interim visits to 297 schools between 2 and 24 November 2020.

  • ‘Feeling heard’: partner agencies working together to make a difference for children with mental ill health

    A summary of findings from our joint targeted area inspections (JTAIs) of how multi-agency partnerships identify and respond to children with mental ill health.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on early years, October 2020

    Evidence from research interviews with 208 registered early years providers and maintained nursery schools between 5 and 16 October.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on children's social care, October 2020

    Evidence from assurance visits to social care providers and focused visits to local authorities between 8 September and 15 October.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on schools, October 2020

    Evidence from visits to schools between 29 September and 23 October 2020.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on further education and skills, October 2020

    Evidence from visits to further education and skills providers between 1 and 16 October.

  • COVID-19 series: briefing on local areas’ SEND provision, October 2020

    Evidence from 6 visits to local areas, looking at their special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision between 5 and 14 October 2020.