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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Ofsted, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 176 stories have been published about Ofsted which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

Latest News Stories

Ofsted · England

Nursery school receives overall 'outstanding' result in latest Ofsted inspection

Kids Planet Chester has been awarded Outstanding in all areas for its work with children and their families. The children are happy, content and eager to learn, according to the council. The school has also been praised for providing opportunities for the children to learn about other cultures and to meet new people.See the Story

Significant weakness in special needs services, auditors tell council

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An audit of Bradford Council found ‘significant weakness’ in Governance. The report was carried out by Mazars and covers the year ending March 2021. It highlights the failings of Children’s Services in the district. The Council says the report is a ‘positive one’ “with the exception’ of its failings.See the Story
Ofsted · Bury Saint Edmunds

Why this large Bradford primary school is judged to require improvement

Clayton St John CofE Primary School was labelled 'inadequate' by Ofsted in 2017. Following an inspection on March 1and 2 this year, the school was given a ''requires improvement' rating. Headteacher Gemma Emsley said: 'I am proud to have been on this journey of improvement'See the Story
Ofsted · Wigan

These are the lowest rated eateries in Wigan that require major improvement

Businesses are scored from zero to five on a variety of different components such as how food is handled with preparation, cooking, reheating and storage. Officials from the Food Standards Agency often conduct impromptu visits to food-serving premises across the borough. These are the businesses in Wigan which only scored one out of five stars in their last inspection over the last year.See the Story
Europe · London

Council-run schools outperform academies in England, analysis shows

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Two schools in Coventry and Warwickshire were among the worst in the country. Ofsted's assessment is based on four core elements - quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development and leadership and management. As of May 3, there were 63 secondary schools in England rated as inadequate - the lowest grade given by Ofsted.See the Story
Ofsted · England

Worst secondary schools in England as rated by Ofsted - see your child's

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Secondary schools across the country are struggling to recover from the pandemic while also battling to maintain the high standards expected by OfstedSee the Story
Ofsted · Holland Park

Legal row as Holland Park rated inadequate by Ofsted

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Holland Park School’s leadership was found to be “poor and unfit for purpose” by OfstedSee the Story
Ofsted · Wakefield

Special school told it has 'no clear curriculum strategy' given worst possible Ofsted rating

Camphill Wakefield was given an 'inadequate' overall rating, the worst possible outcome. Independent specialist college provides further education and training for learners with 'high needs' aged from 16 to 25. Inspectors gave the college the lowest possible mark in three of the five key areas.See the Story

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