More English schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted

The BBC is reporting that there has been an increase in the number of schools in England judged as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ 

About 86% were ranked in these top two categories of school effectiveness by Ofsted, up from 84% in August.

Primary schools performed better, with 87% judged good or outstanding, compared with 76% of secondaries.

There are still big regional variations, with fewer good schools in large parts of northern England and the Midlands.

At the lower end, Ofsted said: “Primary schools continue to perform more strongly than secondary schools, and at the end of March 75% of primary schools that required improvement had improved at their next inspection.

“However, the proportion of secondary schools that improved from ‘requires improvement’ has increased from 45% in August 2015 to 52% as at March 2016.”

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said: “We are determined to spread educational excellence everywhere and today’s figures reveal that we have come a long way in doing just this.”

More at: More English schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted

Congratulations to schools across England for the improvement! ~ Sophie

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