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Ofsted inspection

Summary evaluations of MATs

Guidance on the summary evaluation process, findings and how governance is inspected in MATs.

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Graded and ungraded Ofsted inspections are carried out on an individual school basis. However, Ofsted also carry out summary evaluations of multi academy trusts (MATs) which look at the extent to which the trust is delivering a high quality of education and improving pupils’ achievement.

This information sheet covers:

  • the process of summary evaluations
  • how governance is evaluated
  • summary evaluation findings and deferrals

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