Ofsted shows 89% of schools are Good or Outstanding

More schools have received the highest rating from Ofsted, with 89% now judged to be Good or Outstanding last year, up from 88% the year before.
As a result, Ofsted’s latest inspection outcomes show that school standards are improving, as 19,380 schools were judged to be Good or Outstanding by 31st August 2023, up from 19,109 in August 2022.
A Department for Education spokesperson said: “We are seeing education standards rise year on year, with 89% of schools now rated Good or Outstanding.
“This progress is thanks to the dedication of our hard-working teachers and the reforms that we have introduced since 2010 which have made a lasting impact to the quality of education received by young people in England.
“We will continue to invest in education with record funding for our schools and more teachers than ever before.”