All 63 primary schools in Merseyside that are 'outstanding' according to Ofsted

These are the best primary schools in Wirral, Sefton, St Helens, Knowsley and Liverpool, according to Ofsted.

63 schools in Liverpool and Merseyside currently hold Ofsted’s highest rating.

Ofsted is the regulatory body for schools, providing institutions with ratings on a four-point scale, ranging from 'inadequate' to 'outstanding'. Grades are based on overall effectiveness, quality of education, behaviours and attitudes, personal development, and leadership and management.

While concerns have been raised about Ofsted’s single-word judgements, many parents look at inspection reports as a way to decide which school is best suited to their children, with reports providing an in-depth analysis of how the school operated during a one to two day visit.

Many primary schools across Liverpool and Merseyside are rated as ‘good’, however, fewer have been awarded the top mark. We have scoured the ratings to find out which schools are the most highly rated, with xx primary schools across the region ranked 'outstanding' in 2024.

Below are all of the Merseyside primary schools currently* ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Did your child’s school make the list? *Ratings are correct as of June 9, 2024. Full inspection reports can be found here.

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