New data revealed that the amount of schools that manage to retain an outstanding Ofsted rating has halved.

The alarming re-inspection figures prompted the governmental department to issue a warning to those who earn the highest grade not to get complacent.

Only 16 per cent of schools retained their outstanding rating following re-inspection, down from 33 per cent last year.

For many parents, an Ofsted rating can make or break whether their child attends said school.


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