A visiting farmer tends the animals. Future Roots, Author providedA couple of years ago, I met Adam (not his real name) at a farm in Dorset. Adam was 14 and had been excluded from mainstream education due to behavioural difficulties and a disruptive ..
On Monday 9 July Amanda Spielman, OFSTED Chief inspector, gave a speech to the Policy Exchange think tank. There were two paragraphs on RE. There is a link to the whole speech below but two paragraphs specifically mention RE. It is a reminder that al..
This independent report, by the Commissioner for Children’s Services in Buckinghamshire, recommended in June 2018 that the Council retain operational control of its children’s services, co-operating with the Department for Education (DfE)’s appointed..
Updated: Added Ofsted's annual report and accounts for 2017 to 2018.
The corporate annual report and accounts provide a summary of Ofsted’s activities over the course of the year, including project highlights and details of the progress that has..
This guidance includes information about:
the joint targeted area inspections programme
Ofsted’s inspections of local authority children’s services (ILACS)
inspection work carried out by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Services ..
Commenting on the release today of Key Stage 2 SATs results, Julie McCulloch, Director of Policy at the Association of School and College Leaders, said:
“Congratulations to schools, teachers and pupils on the work which has gone into the continued ..
ShutterstockThe latest Statutory Assessment Test results (Sats) have been released and will reveal whether all the coaching and anxiety has paid off for schools and pupils.
Sats have never been far from controversy. Introduced in 1989, the national..
Safeguarding children requires a multi-agency response. It cannot be done by local authorities alone. This is true across all aspects of safeguarding arrangements: from the frontline practitioner identifying a child at risk and making a referral to t..
The title of this speech, ‘The Ties that Bind’, is not an original phrase. And indeed, as soon as the invitations for this Policy Exchange event went out, we had a call from an understandably bemused Lords Committee clerk wondering why they had not b..
We will not be able to process any application forms that we receive via Ofsted Online from Monday 16 to Friday 27 July 2018. This is because we are doing essential work to upgrade our IT systems.
You can still access, work on and submit your form d..