Ofsted

Downgraded school head accuses Ofsted inspectors of lacking SEND experience

Special school leader hits out after 'inadequate' Ofsted rating

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted declines 1 in 5 deferral requests despite government advice

But data suggests two thirds of schools did not request a deferral

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

No need to design your own curriculum, Ofsted tells primaries

Smaller schools can pool their resources when developing curriculum, watchdog says

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted inspector ranks reduced by 86% as leaders told to focus on school roles

The change means far fewer schools will be visited for inspection in the coming weeks

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Downgraded ‘outstanding’ schools may have actually improved, says Ofsted director

Leaders have warned the issue makes the transition to universal inspections 'problematic'

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

‘Stock’ Covid statement in Ofsted reports ‘not good enough’

Education leaders say schools deserve more recognition

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Harford: ‘Longer Ofsted inspections could reduce anxiety for schools’

In his final interview as Ofsted’s national director of education, Sean Harford talks to Schools Week about the future...

James Carr
James Carr