Who are Ofsted and what do they do?
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Every week, they carry out many inspections and regulatory visits throughout England. They work with providers to monitor their achievement, help promote improvement and share good practice.
As a school we are always reflecting on what Ofsted outline as effective practice for schools. All our work considers the 5 main aspects of their advice and guidance on how schools should operate:
Ofsted also check that safeguarding arrangements are good.