Information for Her Majesty’s Inspectors

What is the role of Ofsted?

Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) is a government department that inspects and regulates institutions in England providing education to learners of all ages and providers of care for children and young people.

What does Ofsted look for in a school?

Ofsted regulates and inspects to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all age.  The key areas of focus are:

  1. Quality of Education
  2. Behaviour and attitudes
  3. Personal Development
  4. Leadership and Management