In 2018/19, we undertook research into the comments made by the Inspectors. Looking at the inspection reports from schools across the country, we found clear directions on what inspectors were concentrating on which can give clear guidance for schools in future.

The full set of Blogs created is below..

Primary Schools that are “Outstanding” – 2018/2019

In this series of articles, we’ll have a look at typical Ofsted inspector comments for schools which have been judged “outstanding” overall.

Work in Books

Most Able Pupils

Early Years Provision

Attainment

Phonics

Primary Schools that are “Good” – 2018/2019

In this series of articles, we’ll have a look at typical Ofsted inspector comments for schools which have been judged “good” overall.

SEND

Progress

Other Subjects

Key Stage 1

Pupil’s Work

Phonics

Disadvantaged Pupils

Key Stage 2 – Attainment

Key Stage 2 – Greater Depth

Key Stage 2 – Most Able Pupils

Primary Schools that “Require Improvement” – 2018/2019

In this article series, we’ll be looking at some of the “Outcomes for pupils” in Ofsted Judgements, in order to see what Ofsted inspectors are concentrating on for schools which have been judged “requires improvement” overall.

Key Stage 2 – Attainment

Key Stage 2 – Progress

Key Stage 1

Phonics

Other Year Groups

The role of Governors