Ofsted promised that its 2019 framework would look more closely at what schools taught pupils, rather than just exam results.
Is that now reflected in its judgments? Amy Walker analyses the relationship between Progress 8 scores and inspectors’ ratings
Ofsted has rated a school in which pupils achieved a third of a grade lower than expected ‘outstanding’, while schools in which youngsters scored a full grade more have lost their top grade.
The watchdog said its new framework in 2019 would be an “evolutionary shift” looking more closely at what schools taught, rather than just exam results.