Ofsted

Ofsted ‘didn’t bother’ recording headteacher distress inspection pauses

Ofsted not able to provide evidence for claims it made under oath that inspectors had paused inspections due to...

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Inspections won’t restart next week as new Ofsted boss launches inquiry

Sir Martyn Oliver tells Schools Week inspections halted for 'a couple of weeks' as he takes action after headteacher...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Ofsted

Interview: How Sir Martyn Oliver plans to turnaround Ofsted

The new chief inspector talks to Schools Week rebuilding Ofsted's shattered reputation - here's the interview in full

John Dickens
John Dickens
Ofsted

Ofsted inspections used ‘too bluntly’ and cuts put quality ‘at risk’

Report from ex-DfE adviser calls for 'careful reform' of inspection as new chief takes reins

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Movers and Shakers

Keegan’s policy aide to advise new Ofsted chief

Rory Gribbell will become lead adviser to Sir Martyn Oliver when he takes the reins at the watchdog next...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted: Inside the emergency inspector training

How the watchdog responded after last week's critical findings from headteacher Ruth Perry's inquest

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Ofsted

Ruth Perry: Schools can defer Ofsted inspections until 2024

Change announced in the wake of a damning ruling in an inquest into the headteacher's death

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Ofsted

Pause Ofsted inspections, unions say following Ruth Perry inquest

Leadership unions call for an immediate halt to inspections so concerns raised by the coroner can be addressed

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Ofsted

Ruth Perry: Ofsted delays inspections by a day for extra training

Lead inspectors called in to urgent training on dealing with anxious heads and new complaints hotline

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker