11 Oct 2018

Ofsted to stop using exam results as key marker of succes

Ofsted inspectors in England could stop using exam results as the key indicator of success – as the chief inspector of schools outlined new plans which she said should reward “real education” instead.

Amanda Spielman said the changes didn’t mean going “soft and wishy-washy” – but focussing too narrowly on test results often left little time for thinking more widely about the curriculum. Jessica Savage has been finding out what schools make of the proposed changes.