Ofsted publishes results of inspections of academies in E-ACT, a Multi-Academy Trust - Ofsted has published the outcome letter for the recent series of inspections of academies within the E-ACT Multi-Academy Trust. This is the first coordinated inspection of constituent schools belonging to a single academy chain.
Ofsted chief unveils new blueprint for inspecting good and outstanding schools - Ofsted’s Chief Inspector proposed a new way of inspecting the majority of schools in England.
Peterborough Council's support for school improvement is found effective, reports Ofsted - Strategies to improve the education outcomes for children and young people in Peterborough are having positive results, a report published by Ofsted finds.
Ofsted consults on plans to introduce separate judgements for early years and sixth form - Ofsted set out proposals for introducing separate graded judgments on the quality of nursery and reception, and post-16 provision in its school inspection reports.
Middlesbrough Council’s support for school improvement is found 'ineffective' reports Ofsted - A third of pupils overall, and over half of secondary-aged children, attend a school in Middlesbrough that is less than good, says Ofsted.
School Data Dashboard update - For Key Stages 1 and 2, the School Data Dashboard was updated with 2013 results on 6 March 2014. For Key Stage 4, the School Data Dashboard will be updated in April 2014 when school performance data are final and not subject to change
Ofsted brings together South East leaders to tackle attainment gap - School leaders and senior council officials convened at the Ofsted South East Leadership Conference to discuss how to close the attainment gap between wealthier and poorer pupils.
Suffolk County Council's support for school improvement is ineffective, says Ofsted - The life chances of young people in Suffolk are being damaged by the local authority’s failure to challenge and support schools, according to Ofsted.
HMCI's speech at the Association of School and College Leaders Annual Conference 2014 - A speech was given by Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, at the Association of School and College Leaders Annual Conference 2014 on 21 March 2014.
Inspection of non-association independent schools - a report on the responses to the consultation about the new framework for inspecting non-association independent schools to be introduced in April 2014.
Rate your child's school on Parent View – When a school is being inspected, parents and carers are asked to complete Parent View – Ofsted's online questionnaire – instead of the previous paper questionnaire. You can also fill in Parent View at any time of the academic year. You just need to register on Parent View with your email address and choose a password. It only takes a few minutes to answer the 12 questions and give your views on your child’s school.
Thinking through religious education - This example shows how religious education (RE) at Haslingden High School encourages students to think critically about a wide range of religious, ethical and philosophical questions. In doing this it demonstrates how many of the challenges facing RE reported in the 2013 Ofsted report Religious education: realising the potential can be addressed successfully.
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