Annual Report 2009/10 website banner

The Ofsted Annual Report is now published

The 2009/10 Annual Report principally presents evidence from inspection and regulatory visits undertaken by Ofsted between September 2009 and August 2010. Evidence is taken from inspection activity across the full range of Ofsted’s remit, including childcare, children’s social care, local authority services for children and provision for education and skills in schools, colleges and adult learning.

Highlights from this year's Annual Report


Main summary


Children's social care


Early years and childcare


Children’s services in local authorities


Maintained schools


Schools causing concern – the journey from failure to success


Initial teacher education


Vocational education and training for young people


Independent schools, non-maintained schools and boarding schools


Children’s social care – a system under pressure


Learning and skills