Our thematic reports distil our nationwide perspective on education and training into helpful, informative policy advice and are used to monitor progress. We also contribute to a number of education working groups.
Each year the Education Minister asks the Chief Inspector for advice on a range of themes in relation to education and training to help inform policy development and to monitor progress.
The documents below provide an annual summary of findings from our national thematic reports.
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Religious education at key stage 2 and key stage 3 12 Jun 2018
This report is written in response to a request for advice from the Welsh Government in the Minister’s annual remit letter to Estyn for 2017-2018.
Involving parents - Communication between schools and parents of school-aged children 06 Jun 2018
This report is written in response to a request for advice from the Welsh Government in the Cabinet Secretary’s annual remit letter to Estyn for 2017-2018. The report is a short study in which we
Curriculum innovation in primary schools 17 May 2018
Discover a four stage approach that your school can use as a structure to support curricular thinking and professional learning.
Welsh in key stage 2 and key stage 3 in Welsh-medium or bilingual schools 04 May 2018
Our new report looks at standards of Welsh in Welsh-medium and bilingual primary and secondary schools.