What Ofsted does

Ofsted inspects and regulates to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.

The new Ofsted brings together the wide experience of four inspectorates to make a greater difference for every child, and for all young people and adult learners, in England.

Please use the link below to access a leaflet which summarises Ofsted's work.

Inspections and regulatory visits

Doncaster Council is making some positive headway in how it supports schools to improve education in the borough. The following Ofsted report published 30 May 2014 points to many positives in how the local authority supports schools however there is still much more to do to make the improvements needed. Download the full report below:

Published Ofsted Inspection Report- May 2014
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All services for Children and Young People and their families including childminding, day care, schools and colleges are inspected periodically by Ofsted and reports can be found by accessing the following link:

You can find more detailed explanations of which services they inspect and regulate, and how, and the latest guidance documents in Ofsted's:

Useful links to specific areas within the Ofsted website


  • Tel: 0300 123 4234
  • Address: Ofsted, Picadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD
Last updated: 01 June 2017 16:52:02