THE majority of primary and secondary schools in Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen have been judged good or outstanding by Ofsted, new government figures show.

In Blackburn with Darwen out of 76 maintained schools and academies, 11 were judged to be ‘outstanding’ and 51 were found to be ‘good’.

At their latest inspection eight were found to ‘require improvement’. Non were rated ‘inadequate’. Six schools are yet to be inspected.

Out of the 632 schools in Lancashire, 150 were found to be ‘outstanding’ and 431 were ‘good’.

There are seven schools deemed ‘inadequate’ and 38 requiring improvement.

Six schools in Lancashire are also yet to be inspected.