Ofsted

Labour’s Ofsted report cards: How they could work, and the hurdles

Party has vowed to 'enhance the inspection regime by replacing a single headline grade with a new report card...

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted: Trusts ‘not convinced’ judgments are ‘appropriate or optimal’

CST tells Ofsted's Big Listen that a separate safeguarding judgment may have 'merit', but warns against rushed move to...

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Ofsted

Big Listen: Ofsted must embrace ‘far-reaching reform’, say leaders

Ofsted 'still has a long way to go to restore credibility', union bosses tell watchdog's consultation

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
School Leadership

Head turned sci fi novelist and teacher trainer Alex Prior

Alex Prior well knows how painful it can be as a headteacher to pour your energy into a school, only for it...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Ofsted

School wants wider review after three Ofsted visits in two years

Inspectors returned twice to 'gather more evidence'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted: Teachers ‘underwhelmed’ by training opportunities

Key findings from the second phase of the watchdog's review into professional development

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Ofsted

Ofsted grades keep getting better after Oliver takes helm

Watchdog puts findings down to continued 'upward trend in inspection outcomes over the last few years'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

NAHT votes to explore ‘legal and industrial routes’ to secure Ofsted reform

Government 'under notice' that action could follow if heads don't get 'meaningful answers'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Schools ‘putting off’ SEND pupils face more Ofsted scrutiny

Watchdog gathers 'insights' from councils and checks if schools look 'out of kilter' with their area, says chief inspector

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth