Inspection Reports

The Oxford School of Drama

“Everything is guided in the pursuit of genuine human truth and sharing that in the living language of theatre. The staff know the mark of what it takes to be exceptional and will do everything in their power to guide you to be the best actor you can be.”

Robbie Curran, Graduate of the One Year Acting Course, 2014

The Oxford School of Drama

You can read the full Ofsted report on the Ofsted website:

Ofsted Outstanding

The School has been deemed ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted in each of its inspections over the last 10 years. Here are some extracts from its most recent report, published in November 2015:


“Students develop exceptional performance skills; internationally renowned performing arts practitioners and theatre and casting directors recognise and acknowledge the high quality of students graduating from the school”

Teaching and learning

“Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, delivered by a highly skilled and experienced team of tutors and theatre professionals, ensure students make excellent progress.”


“A very high proportion of graduates successfully progress into high-quality employment in the industry very soon after completing their diploma courses. Staff continue to help, support and encourage alumni and closely track their progress.”

Leadership and Management

“The small staff team work very closely to plan and deliver an innovative and stimulating programme which challenges all students to develop and achieve the highest standards.”