Fewer schools outstanding under new Ofsted framework

According to TES, schools are less likely to be judged good or outstanding under the new Ofsted framework, new data shows. 

Ofsted data released today showing the results of 853 Ofsted inspections between September and December last year shows that 77 per cent of schools have been judged good or outstanding for overall effectiveness, which is a decrease from 80 per cent last year.

Ofsted says the new framework, introduced in September, puts more focus on assessing whether a school has a “well-designed and ambitious curriculum, and whether it has the same high ambition for all pupils.”

According to the data, the percentage of schools judged good has decreased by 1 percentage point compared with last year, and the percentage judged outstanding has decreased by 3 percentage points.

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