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Who are Ofsted? What is ParentView?

Who are they?

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Every week, they carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England and publish the results online.

Their goal is to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all ages, and in the care of children and young people.

They report directly to Parliament and they are independent and impartial.

Ofsted's ParentView

Parent View gives parents the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about Kew Riverside.

Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. We will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when. 

Watch a screencast demonstrating how to register and complete a survey on Parent View.

Ofsted's toolkit

explains key facts about Parent View and contains materials that can be adapted and used by schools to raise awareness of Parent View to parents.