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Weston Mercury
Council develops plan to improve children’s serviceschildren has been drawn up. To send a link to this page you must be logged in.
Weston Mercury / Posted 9 hours ago
children has been drawn up. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. In August, the education watchdog Ofsted found neglected children were not getting help quickly enough and opportunities to intervene were being missed. Three... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Worle school is still ‘good’ – Ofsted inspectors A Worle school continues to be good, inspectors said in a report. The school
Weston Mercury / Posted 10 hours ago
A Worle school continues to be good, inspectors said in a report. The schools watchdog Ofsted held a short inspection at Castle Batch Community Primary School, in Rawlins Avenue, in November. Its... Read more
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This is West Country
School praised in latest Ofsted report after sudden death of headteacher earlier this yearA PRIMARY school in Crewkerne has been praised in its latest Ofsted report afte
This is West Country / Posted 13 hours ago
A PRIMARY school in Crewkerne has been praised in its latest Ofsted report after the sudden death of its headteacher earlier this year. St Bartholomew’s CE First School, Kithill, was rated as ‘good’ in its report that was published at the end of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Bransty School receives good Ofsted reportA Whitehaven primary school continues to be a "good" school, Ofsted has confirm
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 hours ago
A Whitehaven primary school continues to be a "good" school, Ofsted has confirmed. Bransty Primary School has been given the good rating in a short inspection which is the first since it was judged to be good four years ago. David Selby, Ofsted... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Harold Hill school vows to continue improving after critical Ofsted report The new Drapers' Academy building - from the air. Pic: Simon Moores Teachers
Romford Recorder / Posted 13 hours ago
The new Drapers' Academy building - from the air. Pic: Simon Moores Teachers and governors at a secondary school that has been rated as “requires improvement” by Ofsted,... Read more
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Hunts Post
Government confirms sponsor for new special school in AlconburySpring Common Academy Trust currently runs the Spring Common Special School, in
Hunts Post / Posted 20 hours ago
Spring Common Academy Trust currently runs the Spring Common Special School, in Huntingdon, which is rated outstanding by Ofsted. The new school at Alconbury Weald, which is provisionally named Prestley Wood Academy, will have 110 places and will... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Delays in addressing critical children's services weaknessesThe Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 22 hours ago
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) says more work is required to ensure effective coordination of services. In a follow-up inspection officers have now said improvements are not taking place fast enough... Read more
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Gazette
Ofsted inspector praises North Nibley Primary School in reportTHE primary school in North Nibley has been praised by an Ofsted inspector who
Gazette / Posted yesterday
THE primary school in North Nibley has been praised by an Ofsted inspector who visited at the end of October. Despite remaining at the same ‘good’ overall rating as its 2014 inspection, work to improve subject leadership at North Nibley Primary... Read more
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chroniclelive
School at centre of 'wrong trousers' uniform row told it must improve by Ofstedplaced in isolation after infringements of the uniform policy – including the w
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
placed in isolation after infringements of the uniform policy – including the wrong trousers, trainers or skirts. And now Ofsted has said “the overall effectiveness of the school has declined and leadership and management require improvement”... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dwindling budgets blamed for 'week' special educational needs provisionits provision for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
its provision for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) in schools. A joint report released by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found 'significant areas of weakness', particularly with plans the council is... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Council rated amongst best for provision of children's services in the countryhas been rated among the best in the country for the services it provides for c
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
has been rated among the best in the country for the services it provides for children in the borough. A team of eight Ofsted inspectors spent four weeks carrying out a rigorous inspection under the government’s new single inspection framework... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Rendlesham After School Club rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted Staff and pupils at Rendlesham After School Club, based at Rendlesham Primary
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
Staff and pupils at Rendlesham After School Club, based at Rendlesham Primary School, celebrate the club being rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Picture: RENDLESHAM AFTER SCHOOL... Read more
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chroniclelive
Future of Haydon Bridge High School in doubt over lossesof Haydon Bridge High School. The school, which was placed into special measur
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
of Haydon Bridge High School. The school, which was placed into special measures in 2014 after being deemed inadequate by Ofsted, has been revealed to be £1m in the red and is continuing to lose thousands each year. Just 361 children are on the... Read more
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Bury Times
Fee-paying Prestwich school STILL inadequateSchool was inspected in November after the school appealed the results of an in
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
School was inspected in November after the school appealed the results of an inspection earlier in the year. An Ofsted report in March labelled the school as inadequate, saying it failed to meet independent schools regulations. Last... Read more
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The Comet
Chief executive of major North Herts education group to step down after three years in postassessment practice and the outcomes it delivers for students.” These and othe
The Comet / Posted 3 days ago
assessment practice and the outcomes it delivers for students.” These and other achievements were applauded in a recent Ofsted inspection where NHC and Hart L&D’s provision was judged to be ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ features. The Ofsted report... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Growing Norfolk academy trust marks 11 schools in 18 monthsexecutive, said they were conscious of growing too big - and that they handpick
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
executive, said they were conscious of growing too big - and that they handpicked schools of various sizes, backgrounds and Ofsted ratings. “We are trying to be measured in the growth so it’s about working with schools that we feel either need the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Growing Norfolk academy trust marks 11 schools in 18 monthsexecutive, said they were conscious of growing too big - and that they handpick
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
executive, said they were conscious of growing too big - and that they handpicked schools of various sizes, backgrounds and Ofsted ratings. “We are trying to be measured in the growth so it’s about working with schools that we feel either need the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Nursery could be set to expand with new site providing 70 places for children and 13 jobsone and maybe another after that in the future.” The site would be open from 6
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
one and maybe another after that in the future.” The site would be open from 6.30am until 7pm and would be registered with Ofsted. Plans would involve converting two spaces of the existing park into a garden area for the nursery which would be... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
County Hall reveal statutory notice over proposed school closureto close Hameldon Community College for good. The Coal Clough Lane school has
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to close Hameldon Community College for good. The Coal Clough Lane school has suffered with falling student numbers, poor Ofsted ratings, financial difficulties and staffing issues over the years. Once the notice is published, a six-week... Read more
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Hunts Post
Ofsted chief visits St Peter’s School in Huntingdon SUCCESS: Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman and St Peter's School head Ch
Hunts Post / Posted 4 days ago
SUCCESS: Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman and St Peter's School head Christopher Bennet chat to students A school which has won its highest rating after being put into special measures has... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
School is taking steps to becoming a ‘good’ one again after Ofsted follow-up inspection Pilton Community College and (inset) principal Louise Miller-Marshall. Pictur
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
Pilton Community College and (inset) principal Louise Miller-Marshall. Pictures: Andy Keeble Pilton Community College was deemed to require improvement after an... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Moving onwards and upwards - Norfolk complex needs school celebrates good report ahead of relocationcomplex needs school celebrates good report ahead of relocation Students at Ch
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
complex needs school celebrates good report ahead of relocation Students at Chapel Road School celebrate their good Ofsted result. Picture: Chapel Road School A complex needs school has marked the end of an era on a high, impressing... Read more
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Daily Echo
Southampton school celebrates Ofsted ratingSTAFF and pupils at a Southampton school are celebrating after it was rated “go
Daily Echo / Posted 4 days ago
STAFF and pupils at a Southampton school are celebrating after it was rated “good” by inspectors. Ofsted praised Maytree Nursery and Infants School in Derby Road for how it promotes the attendance of pupils and its effective safeguarding... Read more
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Daily Echo
Maytree Infants and Nursery celebrate Ofsted ratingSTAFF and pupils at a Southampton school are celebrating after it was rated “go
Daily Echo / Posted 4 days ago
STAFF and pupils at a Southampton school are celebrating after it was rated “good” by inspectors. Ofsted praised Maytree Nursery and Infants School in Derby Road for how it promotes the attendance of pupils and its effective safeguarding... Read more
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Bury Times
Christmas proves a time for giving at Bury school hit by budget cutsmake eight mid-day supervisors redundant to plug a £45,000 funding gap. The sc
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
make eight mid-day supervisors redundant to plug a £45,000 funding gap. The school, which is ranked as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, fought back by reducing the lunch break from one hour to 45 minutes and the job of the supervisors was taken over by... Read more
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Bolton News
School shares the secret of its outstanding successup as an example for its teaching of the very youngest pupils The school was o
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
up as an example for its teaching of the very youngest pupils The school was one of the 'successful' primaries visited by Ofsted to highlight and share good and outstanding early years foundation stage (EYFS) teaching. The Government's education... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Sandlings Primary School rated ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted Sandlings Primary School. Picture: GREGG BROWN Problems with teacher recruit
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
Sandlings Primary School. Picture: GREGG BROWN Problems with teacher recruitment, local authority support and pupils’ progress are key reasons why a small primary school near... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Ofsted: ‘Inadequate’ school in special measures needs more work A Somerset school which was rated as ‘inadequate’ by an education watchdog an
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
A Somerset school which was rated as ‘inadequate’ by an education watchdog and placed under special measures has done ‘too little’ to improve. The King Alfred School in Highbridge was... Read more
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Romford Recorder
New figures reveal only 16pc of disadvantaged Havering children make it to universityin reading, writing and maths by age 11. Of those youngsters, 46pc go to a sec
Romford Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
in reading, writing and maths by age 11. Of those youngsters, 46pc go to a secondary school with a good or outstanding Ofsted rating, significantly below the English average of 73pc. Out of the pupils from deprived backgrounds who finished... Read more
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Bolton News
'Failing' school turning around its fortunatesthe Government's education watchdog has found. Smithills School was classed as
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
the Government's education watchdog has found. Smithills School was classed as a failing school late last year, but Ofsted has found that it is turning itself around with 'leaders and managers taking effective action towards the removal of... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The woodland lessons that make this Brockham nursery outstandingconsiders it important that children get out and about exploring the local envi
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
considers it important that children get out and about exploring the local environment and that it just so happened that Ofsted inspection day fell at the same time as a planned outing. She said: “We like to explore the environment with the... Read more
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The News and Star
Schools and teachers across Cumbria to shape new research facilitysecondary school teacher and educational psychologist, called the centre's pote
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
secondary school teacher and educational psychologist, called the centre's potential “far-reaching”. "There is a role for OFSTED and a degree of moderation is required in schools and every parent should know that their child has access to a good... Read more
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The News and Star
School 'failed to provide soap, toilet roll or drinking water' for pupilsPupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lava
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Pupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lavatory, school inspectors found. An Ofsted team also discovered that it was "common practice" at Park Avenue Girls' School in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, not to provide... Read more
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Whitehaven News
School 'failed to provide soap, toilet roll or drinking water' for pupilsPupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lava
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Pupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lavatory, school inspectors found. An Ofsted team also discovered that it was "common practice" at Park Avenue Girls' School in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, not to provide... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
School 'failed to provide soap, toilet roll or drinking water' for pupilsPupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lava
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Pupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lavatory, school inspectors found. An Ofsted team also discovered that it was "common practice" at Park Avenue Girls' School in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, not to provide... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
School 'failed to provide soap, toilet roll or drinking water' for pupilsPupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lava
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Pupils had to ask staff for toilet roll each time they needed to visit the lavatory, school inspectors found. An Ofsted team also discovered that it was "common practice" at Park Avenue Girls' School in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, not to provide... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Careers strategy represents step forward for young people, but questions remain over support for older workerson how schools respond to what they are being encouraged to do and, longer term
Online Recruitment / Posted 6 days ago
on how schools respond to what they are being encouraged to do and, longer term, there may need to be an adjustment to the Ofsted inspection framework so that all schools are assessed for the quality of the careers guidance they provide as part of... Read more
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This is West Country
Senior leaders have done 'too little' to improve quality of teaching at Highbridge schoolA HIGHBRIDGE school criticised by Ofsted for its students' poor GCSE results ha
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
A HIGHBRIDGE school criticised by Ofsted for its students' poor GCSE results has failed to make sufficient progress six months on, the watchdog says. Ofsted inspectors found that The King Alfred School was 'inadequate' and placed it in 'special... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
School which cost taxpayers millions faces closure after three yearsCreative Studio (MCS) has only been open since September 2014. But a catalogue
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
Creative Studio (MCS) has only been open since September 2014. But a catalogue of failures - including a scathing Ofsted report, plummeting pupil numbers, rock-bottom GCSE results and questions over its finances - mean the government want... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The latest news from Wirral Met College - Liverpool Echo The Ofsted inspectors praised the college’s management team
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
- Liverpool Echo The Ofsted inspectors praised the college’s management team in creating a culture of respect and tolerance Wirral Met College has been awarded a ‘good’ rating, recognising the high quality of... Read more
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metro
Mum says nursery was 'let off' after son suffered horrific burnsaction to be taken would be going ‘live’ soon and said her Facebook page on the
metro / Posted 7 days ago
action to be taken would be going ‘live’ soon and said her Facebook page on the issue had garnered almost 800 shares. An Ofsted report into the nusery as recently as November 10 to discuss further what had happened to Reuben still found cause for... Read more
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Daily Record
Mum's fury as nursery 'let off' with warning after son suffers horrific burnsneeded intensive treatment after he was burned at nursery (Image: Sarah Jane Wa
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
needed intensive treatment after he was burned at nursery (Image: Sarah Jane Walker/Huddersfield Examiner) The Ofsted report said: “On 28 September we carried out an unannounced visit and we identified significant health, hygiene and... Read more
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The Comet
‘Inspirational head’ leads Stevenage school to outstanding Ofsted report as North Hertfordshire College gets good rating Woolenwick Infant and Nursery School in Stevenage has achieved an outstanding
The Comet / Posted 7 days ago
Woolenwick Infant and Nursery School in Stevenage has achieved an outstanding Ofsted report. Picture: Nikki Hendry Photography... Read more
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Ipswich Star
GMB calls for investigation into Bright Tribe Trust which runs schools in regionHill Infant School) in Ipswich, run by Bright Tribe Trust. The junior school ha
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
Hill Infant School) in Ipswich, run by Bright Tribe Trust. The junior school has been rated 'requires improvement' by Ofsted. But before it became an academy in December 2014, it was in special measures. Picture: ARCHANT A teaching union has... Read more
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Weston Mercury
‘Exceptional’ Springboard awarded outstanding rating after latest Ofsted visit Springboard Opportunity Group's South Weston centre has been rated outstandin
Weston Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Springboard Opportunity Group's South Weston centre has been rated outstanding. A charity which helps children with additional needs has been given an outstanding rating... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
New chapter for Norwich primary as it becomes an academy and launches trustofficially converting to academy status just days ago. The school - which is r
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
officially converting to academy status just days ago. The school - which is rated good, with outstanding features, by Ofsted - announced plans to launch the trust last September, in a bid to share its values around inclusion and diversity with... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Delight for Caister special school after achieving “outstanding” Ofsted result Picture of the John Grant School in Caister on Sea for children with special
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Picture of the John Grant School in Caister on Sea for children with special needs. Photo: Angela Sharpe Copy: For: EDP Archant pics © 2008 (01603) 772434 Christmas has... Read more
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This is West Country
North Petherton School 'must improve' before it can expandSchool in North Petherton which caters for pupils with social, emotional and me
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
School in North Petherton which caters for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties has been told by Ofsted it will not be allowed to expand until standards improve. The Phoenix Academy which is based near Brook Farm off... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
One in three five-olds in Greater Manchester struggles to 'form a sentence or express feelings'for children in Greater Manchester who are eligible for free school meals. In
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
for children in Greater Manchester who are eligible for free school meals. In the report compiled by education watchdog Ofsted, that compares to a national figure of 29pc. (Image: PA) It means that in an average Greater Manchester class of 30... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Muslim girls' school receives 'inadequate' Ofsted rating after loos did not have any toilet paperA Muslim girls' school has received the lowest Ofsted rating available after in
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
A Muslim girls' school has received the lowest Ofsted rating available after inspectors discovered that pupils were not provided with lavatory paper for "cultural reasons". Staff at the fee-paying Park Avenue Girls' High School, in Stoke-on-Trent,... Read more
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