Ofsted

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ English curriculum

‘More than any other subject, English – and especially reading – is fundamental to pupils’ educational success’

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ computing curriculum

Lack of specialist computing teachers could have 'significant consequences'

James Carr
James Carr
Academies, Ofsted

‘Vindicated’: Academy trust first to have termination notice withdrawn

Decision draws to a close a years-long saga which also led to the dismissal of an Ofsted inspector

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Post-Covid Ofsted ratings lift in secondary schools

Leaders say secondaries could have benefited from having more time and capacity to develop their curriculum

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Spielman blames ‘vested interests’ for Ofsted ‘fear’

Chief inspector dismisses suggestions Ofsted is contributing to exodus of heads

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Don’t ‘pick and mix’ Oak curriculum resources, warns Spielman

Ofsted chief says content provided by new arms-length curriculum body must be implemented 'thoughtfully'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker and James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted’s 5-year strategy promises more longer inspections

The watchdog says more section 5 visits will increase 'professional dialogue'

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

NEU conference: Shadow education secretary heckled over Ofsted

Labour wants to reform the watchdog, while the National Education Union favours abolition

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted complaints procedures are a cause for concern

Our experience shows a regulator so intent on being right, it simply can’t admit to getting it wrong, writes...

JL Dutaut
Nick Osborne