Ofsted inspection: letter to your school community about the result

Whatever the result, save time with our template letters so you can clearly explain the outcome of your school's latest Ofsted inspection and grading to your school community.

Last reviewed on 28 March 2023
School types: All · School phases: All
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Find the template letter below to match the judgement Ofsted has given your school at this time.

You can use these letters to send to:

  • Parent/carers
  • Governors/trustees
  • Staff
  • Any other members of your school community


Letter for schools that have been upgraded to ‘outstanding’ 
Letter for schools that have retained an ‘outstanding’ grade (after a graded or ungraded inspection)

'Requires improvement' It can be incredibly hard to break the news to your school community that you haven't achieved the grade you wanted at this time. Rest assured that our letters will