Ofsted releases school effectiveness results
PUBLISHED: 13:36 19 March 2015 | UPDATED: 13:36 19 March 2015
Bexley lowest in London for outstanding schools but scores highly for good schools
FIGURES released this morning (Thursday) reveal that Bexley has the lowest percentage of outstanding schools of all the London boroughs.
Official data from Ofsted reveals the most recent overall effectiveness of schools and academies across London and the South East of England from inspections before December 31, 2014.
The data shows that 74 Bexley schools were inspected with just 7 (9 per cent) judged to be outstanding.
A total of 51 schools (69 per cent) were, however, judged to be good, with 15 (or 20 per cent) requiring improvement and one school judged to be inadequate. Only Waltham Forest has a higher proportion of its schools judged to be good.
In neighbouring Bromley, 90 schools were inspected with 23 (26 per cent) of them gaining an outstanding grading. A total of 52 schools (58 per cent) were judged to be good, with 14 (16 per cent) requiring improvement and one deemed to be inadequate.
Meanwhile in Kent, 588 schools were inspected with 94 (17 per cent) being judged to be outstanding and 335 (60 per cent) found to be good. A total of 105 (19 per cent) of its schools require improvement with 24 (4 per cent) deemed inadequate.