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Decrease in schools getting top grades, and 6 other findings from Ofsted’s inspections data

Ofsted judged a lower proportion of schools to be ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ in the first year of its new...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Confidence in accuracy of new inspections falls, long-awaited full Ofsted survey shows

Fewer schools think Ofsted’s new inspections are accurate and clear, full survey results finally released by the watchdog have...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Ofsted refuses to release full post-inspection survey findings under new framework

Ofsted has refused to release the full findings of post-inspection surveys under its new framework, claiming they would be...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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‘Requires improvement’ schools less likely to improve under new framework

Schools rated ‘requires improvement’ are less likely to improve under Ofsted’s new inspection framework, new data shows. The watchdog...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ofsted accused of legal breach over lack of SEND consultations

Ofsted is facing accusations it breached equality laws after failing to consult any special needs organisations on its new...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross