OFSTED Inspections

OFSTED carries out UK government inspired inspections of good practice at schools. It assesses both the knowledge-based curriculum and the wider curriculum that supports students.

Below are extracts from reports on schools whose assessments reflect values-based practices.

Featherstone Primary School


  • Behaviour and attitudes: Outstanding

  • Personal development: Outstanding

Report extracts

  • Pupils are exceptionally polite and well mannered

  • Relationships between staff and pupils are very strong

  • Pupils feel safe in school

  • Pupils are very accepting of each other and celebrate their differences

  • An inclusive ethos permeates through the school

  • Pupils take great pleasure in [their] search for meaningful roles [such as] values ambassadors in order to play a full part in school life

  • Leaders have designed an ambitious and well-structured curriculum for all pupils