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Ofsted News about Outstanding Schools

 Their summary of inspections this term shows some changes in grades issued by Ofsted, with 83% judged outstanding or good. Around half of previously outstanding schools are no longer judged as outstanding.


More detailed analysis shows that there is a marked difference between outstanding schools subject to full inspection vs those having short inspection: 75% of the former no longer outstanding; 3% of the latter. Only 1 in 8 previously outstanding primaries have been judged to still be outstanding.