Headteachers' reports to governors based on the Ofsted framework

See examples of headteachers' reports to governors based on the 2019 Ofsted framework.

Last reviewed on 20 September 2022
School types: All · School phases: All
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  1. Ofsted framework: areas of judgement 
  2. Primary example
  3. Secondary example
  4. Special school example

Ofsted framework: areas of judgement 

Ofsted will make graded judgements in the following areas:

  • Overall effectiveness
  • Quality of education
  • Behaviour and attitudes
  • Personal development
  • Leadership and management

Get more information on what's changed under the 2019 framework in our summary article, and see the latest handbook changes for September 2022.

Below, we look at examples of reports from the headteacher to the governing board, based on the areas outlined above.

Talk to your chair of governors, and agree whether this format would be most helpful way for them to recieve information about your school. For more details on what to include in your report and an alternative report structure, take a look at our article on the headteacher’s report to the governing board: how-to and template.

Primary example

In the section on 'School Improvement Priorities', progress towards each school's aims is organised by