“Your first point of call should be your local LEA website. Our local one has all sorts of handy info and links to Ofsted reports. The Ofsted reports are not the be all and end all. Some of it comes down the ‘style’ of school you like – for instance, one of our local schools gets outstanding Ofsted reports but is very big and a little impersonal for my liking.” PatsyCline


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Start by going online to get all the inside knowledge on schools in your area. Go to www.ofsted.gov.uk/reports and type in the name of the school. Or try schoolsfinder.direct.gov.uk. You should be able to instantly access the school’s most recent Ofsted inspection report which is a detailed ‘warts and all’ description of everything from the school’s attendance records to the quality of teaching in every lesson.