Annual Report and Accounts 2015-2016


This document provides a summary of Estyn’s progress over the last year working towards our strategic objectives.

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Section 1 outlines what we’ve achieved during the year. We:

  • carried out a full programme of inspections and ‘follow-up’ monitoring
  • published 14 thematic reports on a wide variety of topics
  • supported the Welsh Government in carrying out curriculum reform
  • published 40 best practice case studies and held 58 training and best practice events
  • worked in collaboration with other Welsh and UK inspectorates on 17 inspections, investigations and reviews
  • developed and consulted on new, streamlined inspection arrangements - to be introduced in September 2017
  • reduced operating costs by 2% and maintained high levels of staff engagement

Section 2 provides a full set of financial statements.