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Do private schools have Ofsted reports?

Ofsted is an independent body who inspect and report of the standards being achieved in state schools, however private and independent schools do not fall under their remit.

Are independent schools Ofsteded?

Are all independent schools inspected by ISI? No. Non-Association schools attended by the remaining 20% of children in independent education are inspected by Ofsted, or another approved independent inspectorate.

What type of schools do Ofsted inspect?

Ofsted inspects all maintained and academy schools in England, and around half of independent schools, in line with the relevant inspection framework. It also inspects other services, including childcare, social care and further education.

Why are some independent schools inspected by Ofsted?

Independent Schools Inspectorate Inspection is for the benefit of pupils and seeks to improve the quality and effectiveness of their education and welfare. Boarding schools are inspected more frequently than day schools.

Does Eton have Ofsted?

Following its recent OFSTED inspection, London Academy of Excellence (Stratford) has been rated as an ‘Outstanding’ sixth form provider.

What is the difference between ISI and Ofsted?

Both ISI and Ofsted report on independent schools’ compliance with the DfE Education (Independent Schools Standards) Regulations. Another difference is that ISI inspection teams largely consist of practising senior leaders currently working in ISC schools, whereas Ofsted inspectors have not necessarily run a school.

Who is higher than Ofsted?

Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI)

Who are independent schools regulated by?

All independent schools are private schools, and these terms are often used interchangeably, but technically independent schools are all overseen by a board of governors or trustees, whilst other private schools may be run by their owner with no governing body.

Can I complain Ofsted anonymously?

We know that there may be circumstances when you would like to contact us anonymously. If you do, we will treat your concerns just as seriously as if you had given us your personal details. Email [email protected] or call us on 0300 123 1231. You can also contact the NSPCC National Whistleblowing Advice Line.

What can trigger an Ofsted inspection?

If Ofsted have concerns about the safety of pupils or staff, an inspection can be triggered. For example, information may suggest that there has been a serious breakdown of leadership and management.

Do private schools have to follow the national curriculum?

By law, a private school does not have to follow and teach the national curriculum. A lot of private schools do choose to teach the national curriculum as it prepares students for exams later in their school years, but they use the freedom of being independent to structure the delivery in order to benefit their pupils.

What kind of schools are inspected by Ofsted?

This collection brings together information about how inspections work as well as resources for staff, inspectors and parents. Ofsted inspects independent schools that are not members of associations. These are known as non-association independent schools.

How long does it take for an Ofsted report to be published?

How long does it take for an Ofsted report to be published? The full report will be published within 28 days of the inspection taking place for anyone to read. They can be found here: Looking for more information about Ofsted inspections or the primary school system in general?

What does Ofsted mean by non association Independent Schools?

Ofsted inspects independent schools that are not members of associations. These are known as non-association independent schools. Added new guidance for inspectors on talking to pupils during inspection, inspecting schools where there is separation by sex and inspecting the teaching of protected characteristics.

How are private schools inspected by the government?

Pupils do not have to follow the national curriculum. All private schools must be registered with the government and are inspected regularly. All school reports are published online by the organisation responsible for inspecting them. Find out from the school which organisation inspects them. Half of all independent schools are inspected by Ofsted.