Schools: Standards

Department for Education written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Alan Mak Alan Mak Conservative, Havant

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children are in schools rated good or outstanding in England in 2017; and how many children there were in schools so rated in 2010.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

On 30 November 2017, Ofsted released their latest inspection data as at 31 August 2017, reporting there were 6,768,836 children in England in Good or Outstanding schools. The proportion of children in England in Good or Outstanding schools as at 31 August 2017, is 87%. The latest Ofsted First Release publication can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/maintained-schools-and-academies-inspections-and-outcomes-as-at-31-august-2017.

Official statistics released by Ofsted showed there were 4,855,336 children in England in Good or Outstanding schools as at 31 August, 2010. The proportion of children in England in Good or Outstanding schools as at 31 August 2010, was 66%. See Ofsted’s Dataview site for further details:

https://public.tableau.com/profile/ofsted#!/vizhome/Dataview/Viewregionalperformanceovertime.

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