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Transparency data: Consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare

Transparency data: Consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare

This report details the names and addresses for childminders and childcare on domestic premises, where the provider has consented for their name and address to be published on the Ofsted inspection report website.

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Press release: Two convicted of running illegal school in London

Press release: Two convicted of running illegal school in London

A head teacher and her father have been found guilty of running an unregistered school in south London, in only the second prosecution of its kind.

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Transparency data: Fostering and adoption agency datasets

Transparency data: Fostering and adoption agency datasets

Information on independent fostering agencies and voluntary adoption agencies in England for 2017 to 2019.

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Speech: HMCI commentary: managing behaviour research

Speech: HMCI commentary: managing behaviour research

Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, summarises our findings so far on managing behaviour in schools and our future projects.

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School inspection update: academic year 2019 to 2020

School inspection update: academic year 2019 to 2020

Updates for inspectors and stakeholders with the latest information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in schools.

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What’s changing at Ofsted in autumn 2019?

What’s changing at Ofsted in autumn 2019?

You may notice some changes to some of the Ofsted services and GOV.UK pages.

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HMCI commentary: the roles of inspection and autonomy

HMCI commentary: the roles of inspection and autonomy

Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, discusses accountability and autonomy and how you cannot have one without the other.

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Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools

Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools

Ofsted introduces its new education inspection framework (EIF).

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New Ofsted board members

New Ofsted board members

The Department for Education has announced 5 new appointments and 2 re-appointments to the Ofsted board.

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Steiner schools: Amanda Spielman writes to Damian Hinds July 2019

Steiner schools: Amanda Spielman writes to Damian Hinds July 2019

Ofsted's Chief Inspector has written to the Secretary of State for Education setting out Ofsted's findings after inspecting Steiner schools.

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Teachers feel unsupported on classroom behaviour

Teachers feel unsupported on classroom behaviour

Ofsted has published research that shows the well-being of most teachers is generally low or moderate.

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Joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health

Joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health

Ofsted has published guidance for inspectors for new series of joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health.

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Ofsted: Let us inspect multi academy trusts (MATs)

Ofsted: Let us inspect multi academy trusts (MATs)

Today’s report recommends that Ofsted be empowered to inspect trusts in order to strengthen their accountability.

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Multi academy trusts: discussing Ofsted's research on their role and accountability

Multi academy trusts: discussing Ofsted's research on their role and accountability

Amanda Spielman's commentary on our research into our role and responsibilities in regulating and inspecting multi-academy trusts.

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Amanda Spielman speaking at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Amanda Spielman speaking at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Amanda Spielman spoke at the innovate conference about design and technology in schools and colleges.

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School inspection update: academic year 2018 to 2019

School inspection update: academic year 2018 to 2019

Updates for inspectors and stakeholders with the latest information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in schools.

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Amanda Spielman at Stonewall

Amanda Spielman at Stonewall

Amanda Spielman spoke about some of the issues in the teaching of relationships education and how we approach all kinds of equality issues.

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Amanda Spielman at Stonewall

Amanda Spielman at Stonewall

Amanda Spielman spoke about some of the issues in the teaching of relationships education and how we approach all kinds of equality issues.

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Amanda Spielman at the National Day Nurseries Association

Amanda Spielman at the National Day Nurseries Association

Amanda Spielman spoke about the education inspection framework (EIF) and offered clarity on how Ofsted inspects.

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Amanda Spielman at the Wellington Festival of Education

Amanda Spielman at the Wellington Festival of Education

Amanda Spielman spoke about education’s role in preparing young people for life in modern Britain.

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Ofsted Chief Inspector repeats call for outstanding school exemption to be lifted as more schools lose top Ofsted grade

Ofsted Chief Inspector repeats call for outstanding school exemption to be lifted as more schools lose top Ofsted grade

Only 16% of outstanding primary and secondary schools inspected this academic year retained their top Ofsted rating, according to official statistics published today.

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Amanda Spielman at National Governance Association

Amanda Spielman at National Governance Association

Amanda Spielman spoke about the response to the consultation on the education inspection framework and what the new framework means for governors.

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Ofsted’s new inspection arrangements to focus on curriculum, behaviour and development

Ofsted’s new inspection arrangements to focus on curriculum, behaviour and development

Ofsted has published the outcome of the consultation on its new education inspection framework, which will take effect from September 2019.

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Teachers say parents need help to resist off rolling pressure

Teachers say parents need help to resist off rolling pressure

New research for Ofsted finds that a quarter of teachers have seen off-rolling happen in their schools.

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Amanda Spielman's speech to the NAHT conference

Amanda Spielman's speech to the NAHT conference

The Chief Inspector speaks about Ofsted's new education inspection framework and some current challenges for schools.

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Ofsted websites maintenance work: Friday 1 September

Ofsted websites maintenance work: Friday 1 September

Several Ofsted websites will have limited availability early on Friday 1 September due to essential maintenance.

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Ofsted launches new point in time questionnaires

Ofsted launches new point in time questionnaires

The questionnaires are for children and young people as well as parents, carers and staff.

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Ofsted websites maintenance work: Saturday and Sunday 19 and 20 August

Ofsted websites maintenance work: Saturday and Sunday 19 and 20 August

Several Ofsted websites will have limited availability on 19 and 20 August 2017, when Ofsted will do essential maintenance.

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Ofsted launches point in time questionnaires

Ofsted launches point in time questionnaires

The questionnaires are for parents and carers, as well as children and young people.

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Ofsted seeking views on improved approach to short inspections

Ofsted seeking views on improved approach to short inspections

Consultation proposes changes to make the conversion process more manageable for all involved.

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Ofsted welcomes new Chair

Ofsted welcomes new Chair

HMCI Amanda Spielman welcomes Professor Julius Weinberg to Ofsted's non-executive board.

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Ofsted launches new good and outstanding logos

Ofsted launches new good and outstanding logos

Education and children's care providers can now download and use a 'Good provider' or 'Outstanding provider' logo.

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New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

Amanda Spielman today delivered her first speech as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, and announced a new investigation into the curriculum.

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New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

An announcement from Amanda Spielman, HMCI, on the appointment of a new Director for Ofsted.

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Ofsted welcomes 31 new apprentices

Ofsted welcomes 31 new apprentices

Ofsted's new apprenticeship scheme is its largest ever, and will run for 2 years across 5 offices.

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First SEND inspection outcome letters published

First SEND inspection outcome letters published

The first 2 reports about these joint inspections are about SEND services in Bolton, and Brighton and Hove.

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Online application to provide childcare unavailable 9 to 15 May

Online application to provide childcare unavailable 9 to 15 May

Ofsted will update Ofsted Online for the requirements of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.

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Statement by HM Chief Inspector on the wearing of the full veil in schools

Statement by HM Chief Inspector on the wearing of the full veil in schools

Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted's Chief Inspector, has made a statement on the wearing of the full veil in schools.

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Point in time questionnaires for social care services

Point in time questionnaires for social care services

Ofsted launches point in time questionnaires for social care services.

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Ofsted highlights views of children in care

Ofsted highlights views of children in care

For the first time the inspectorate has highlighted the findings of its annual survey of children living in children’s homes and foster care.

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Statement on the timing of inspections for new schools

Statement on the timing of inspections for new schools

The initial inspection for all new publicly-funded schools and other new provision will be during the third year of operation.

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First issue of 'Further education and skills inspection update' published

First issue of 'Further education and skills inspection update' published

This newsletter will be used to communicate key messages to inspectors and providers and will be published 3 times a year.

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September 2015 issue of 'Early Years Inspection Update' newsletter published

September 2015 issue of 'Early Years Inspection Update' newsletter published

This newsletter provides inspectors and stakeholders with information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in the early years sector.

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September 2015 issue of 'School Inspection Update' newsletter published

September 2015 issue of 'School Inspection Update' newsletter published

This newsletter provides inspectors and stakeholders with information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in schools.

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Ofsted publishes data for children's social care in England 2015

Ofsted publishes data for children's social care in England 2015

Ofsted publishes state of the nation statistical picture of children’s social care provision.

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