Ofsted carries out regular inspections of each school in England, resulting in a published evaluation of the effectiveness of the school. Washington’s latest inspection was in September 2013 and a copy of the report can be viewed below.
You can view more information from Ofsted at their website.
Our latest Ofsted report can be viewed here.
For all previous reports you can visit the Department for Education’s website.
Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about Washington Academy. Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of Washington Academy from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Ofsted will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools and academies to inspect, and when. By sharing your views, you’ll be helping our academy to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about Washington Academy. Or, if you want to, view the results for any school or academy in England.
Click here to visit the Parent View website
(Please note you will need to register on your first visit to the site to complete the parent questionnaire)
In June 2012 Ofsted released the findings of their consultation on raising standards within schools and academies in England. An excerpt of that report can be seen below, click here
to view the full report.
I am very grateful to all those who responded to our consultation on proposed changes to school inspections. We received several thousand responses from headteachers, teachers, governors, parents, pupils and other interested parties. We have listened carefully and have made a number of changes as a result. While it has been a challenge to find the right balance between the views of parents and the views of schools, especially about issues like the amount of notice we should give of an inspection, I believe we have found a sensible way forward. Ofsted introduced a new…Sir Michael Wilshaw HMCI