Five minute Ofsted part II | Mr Whellan’s science

Another couple of things have come to mind since I posted yesterday. The overall hit rate of around 62 % seemed a little low, so I got to thinking about my incorrect estimates. I hit 20 % of schools in total with a lower estimate than the actual Ofsted judgement. These judgements have potentially massive impacts on schools, staff and communities, so scoring 20 % of schools under is no small thing. There are a several factors though worth considering:


1) I was making a judgement based on up-to-date figures whereas the Ofsted data may be years old. Of course this would work both ways, so…

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