From 2019 Abbey College Cambridge is inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).
Previously the college was inspected by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted).
Ofsted is the government-run body that inspects schools to make sure that standards are being maintained. After each school inspection, Ofsted assigns a status to the inspected institution based upon a 4- grade scale, ranging from the lowest (grade 4, inadequate) up to the very highest (grade 1, outstanding). Grades are assigned across 7 categories encompassing both educational and pastoral criteria.
In it’s most recent report in 2017, Ofsted classified Abbey College Cambridge as a ‘Good’ School.
The full report may be read below but here are some of the key observations from the Ofsted team: