Ofsted

Ofsted tells inspectors to explicitly state when off-rolling is found to quash school denials

Ofsted has told its inspectors to explicitly state in their reports when evidence of off-rolling is found after schools...

James Carr
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Timpson two years on: Exclusions review chair wants action

The author of a landmark exclusions review has secured a crunch meeting with ministers to kick them into action...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Children’s commissioner candidate grilled over exclusions at her academy trust

Dame Rachel de Souza has claimed her experience of “putting right” issues with off-rolling, exclusions and SEND support in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Council with rising home education rapped for potential off-rolling

Ofsted has rapped a council after discovering potential off-rolling of children in care, with the number of pupils educated...

Simon Kay
Simon Kay
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Academy that removed pupils ‘without good reason’ branded ‘inadequate’

A Nottingham academy that removed pupils from its roll “without good reason” has been branded ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted. Hall...

James Carr
James Carr
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Ofsted’s off-rolling analysis reveals 13% spike in schools with ‘exceptional’ pupil movement

The number of schools with exceptional levels of pupil movement has risen by 13 per cent in one year,...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
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Spielman ordered sanction of off-rolling school

The chief inspector intervened to downgrade the Ofsted rating of a school found to have off-rolled pupils, Schools Week...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ofsted refuses to name 300 ‘off-rolling’ schools

Ofsted will not name the 300 schools that could be off-rolling pupils in case it alerts them to upcoming...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Ofsted mulls plan to demand off-rolling evidence from schools

Ofsted faces a dilemma over its efforts to clampdown on illegal “off-rolling”, as officials weigh up how to check...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker