Ofsted

Ofsted to examine how SEND pupils are prepared for adulthood

Inspectors will visit a 'small number of areas' to look at a 'particular aspect of SEND in-depth'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ruth Perry: Reading council to survey heads’ wellbeing and challenge rogue Ofsted inspections

Actions follow coroner report into the death of headteacher Ruth Perry, but sister says it shows council has ‘not...

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted orders review into wiped evidence claims

Schools Week revealed how technical glitches force inspectors to re-record inspection evidence, sometimes from memory

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted’s digital inspection system glitch revealed

Electronic evidence gathering system has faced technical issues since it was launched in 2019

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted: MPs want ‘nuanced’ alternative to ‘totemic’ judgments

Parliament's education committee also also calls for less frequent, more 'in-depth' inspections

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

‘Caversham Covenant’: Heads reveal why they set up support scheme

'Sometimes heads are changed very quickly after an inspection outcome - that should never happen again'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

New ‘Ofsted Academy’ will open up inspector training

Watchdog wants to bring all 'specialist inspection and regulation learning under one roof'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted tightens inspection early warning alert loophole

Watchdog has 'made changes to its processes around how, and when, inspectors access school websites'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

School leaders to get Ofsted support under ‘Caversham Covenant’

Heads in Southampton will get help to deal with ‘the strains of Ofsted’ in new scheme named after Ruth...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter