Parent View

Parent View is a survey provided by Ofsted for parents and carers to enable the school and Ofsted to receive feedback on your views regarding the school. The school uses the Parent View questions twice a year to gather views via post, but you may choose to use the electronic version below.

If you prefer to fill in a paper copy, I've also attached a copy of our school Parent View form here.

Share your views through Parent View

Parents and carers can give their views of our school at any time of the school year and at the time of school inspection using an online questionnaire called Parent View.

When our school is notified of its next Ofsted inspection, parents will be invited to give their views about the school to inspectors using the Parent View online facility as this has replaced Ofsted’s paper questionnaire. Please make sure we have your most up to date contact details.

  • Please register with an email address and a password by clicking on this link - PARENT VIEW 
  • Once your login has been activated, it only takes a few minutes to complete answers to 12 short questions about aspects such as bullying, the quality of teaching, level of homework etc.
  • Your views are important in helping inspectors make a decision about our school, and to help us know what is going well and what could be improved.

If you do not have a computer or an email address or if you would like help to use Parent View, please come into school and ask at reception. 

How to use Parent View

  • Log in / Register 
  • You need your email address and password for the simple log-in process. Just follow the on-screen instructions.
  • You will then be asked to fill in a ‘captcha’ before completing registration. This is where you read two words from the screen and enter them into a box. This is to prevent site misuse.
  • Ofsted will send you an email with a link to activate your log-in.
  • Ofsted have produced a screencast which demonstrates how to register and complete a survey on Parent View


  • You can give your views about your child’s school if it is a maintained school or an academy (including free schools), or a non-association independent school inspected by Ofsted.
  • To search for a school, just enter Newfield School and part of the address (road, city, town or postcode)(Edge Lane, Crosby, L23 4TG) in the search boxes when you are asked to.
  • Select your child’s school from the search results 


There will be 12 questions to answer, for example, ‘My child is happy at this school’ with a choice of responses:

  • Strongly agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly disagree
  • Don’t know 

Use the ‘Next’ button to move to the next question. If you change your mind you can use the ‘Previous’ button to go back. Once you have completed all 12 questions, click on ‘Finish the survey’ and the questionnaire is complete.


Registered users can sign up to receive an email when the results for a specific provider become publicly available and when there is a change in the number of responses after this. You can choose the frequency of the alerts at set up and by going to your profile.

How to complain

This survey is not designed to receive complaints about schools. If you wish to make a complaint or have a serious concern about your child’s school, you can find more information on Ofsted’s complaints page.

Preventing misuse

  • Ofsted want to protect Parent View from abuse. This is why the site requires your email address and a password to complete the questionnaire. Ofsted store emails address in order to ensure people cannot make multiple entries from the same email address. Schools will not have access to any email addresses, and all results will remain anonymous.
  • If you fill in the questionnaire more than once for any school using the same email address, the previous entry will be over-written. Parent View is designed so that there will only ever be one questionnaire from each email address for a specific school in that school year.
  • The site is also protected from automated form filling by a ‘captcha’ that asks you to read two words from the screen and enter them into a box.

Terms of use

These “Terms of use” tell you how Ofsted’s Parent View website is managed and how you are protected when you are using our site. If you do not agree with these terms of use, you should leave the site immediately.

Using Ofsted’s site

  • Parent View is owned and managed by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted). Your access and use of this site constitutes your acceptance of our terms of use, which take effect from the date of first use. In the event of any breach of these terms, Ofsted may cancel your registration.
  • You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of this site by, any other person.
  • This includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, which breaches the law of confidence, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content, or the disruption of the normal flow of dialogue within this site.
  • You are prohibited from posting or transmitting via this website any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law.
  • Ofsted will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order lawfully requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on this website. Ofsted will monitor this site and any related applications for inappropriate use.
  • Your attention is drawn to the Computer Misuse Act 1990 which makes it an offence to gain unauthorised access to a computer system or to make unauthorised modifications of computer data.


Parent View and any related material, information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided “as is”, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Ofsted does not warrant that the functions in the material contained in Parent View will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, or reliability of the materials.

In no event will Ofsted be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Ofsted website.

Member account, password and security

Registering and using Parent View may involve you setting up an account and providing a password. You are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and the password, and all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your account or password and any known or suspected breach of security or misuse of the service, and ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session if you use a shared computer. Ofsted will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply.

Virus protection

Ofsted makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. Ofsted does not accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Links to Parent View

You are welcome to link to the Parent View website and we encourage users to do this. However, you should not imply in any way that Ofsted endorses your organisation. Use of the Parent View logo, when linking to the website is authorised without our prior written agreement.

It is your responsibility to ensure links to Parent View are kept updated. Ofsted will not notify you if we move content. Organisations, institutions, commercial and non-commercial websites may choose to link to Parent View. Ofsted is not responsible for the content or reliability of these sites. A link to Parent View should not be taken as endorsement of any kind by Ofsted.

Links from Parent View

The links we include on this website are ones we think are appropriate to our organisation, aims and objectives. We cannot guarantee these links will work all of the time and we have no control over their availability. A link from Parent View should not be taken as endorsement of any kind by Ofsted.


If you are in breach of any of these terms of use, you agree to indemnify and hold Ofsted harmless in respect of any costs, expenses, claims, proceedings, actions, losses, damages or liabilities incurred by us in relation to or arising from such a breach.

Governing law

These terms of use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


Ofsted may at any time revise these terms of use without notice. Please check regularly for any such changes.


Ofsted accepts no liability for any failure to comply with these terms of use where such failure is due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control. If Ofsted waive any rights available to us under these terms of use on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion. If any of these terms of use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms of use shall nevertheless continue in full force.


Ofsted respects your privacy. We will not disclose your email details to any third party organisation (e.g. schools), or company except in accordance with the law. Occasionally, we may wish to contact you with news and updates on either Parent View or other Ofsted activities

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