Ofsted

‘It’s the right time’: Amanda Spielman defends inspecting Covid-hit schools

The chief inspector came under fire from school leaders at an event who called routine Ofsted inspections mid-Covid "profoundly...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Ofsted questions arts ‘carousel’ at KS3

Watchdog official says teaching music only in part of the year could affect pupils 'aural memory'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ schools not inspected for 15 years downgraded in first Ofsted reports

Those downgraded have not been inspected for a combined 235 years

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

Spielman: 1 in 10 ‘outstanding’ schools ‘more realistic’

The Ofsted chief inspector said any downgrades in new inspections are 'win win for everybody'

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

ASCL demands Ofsted let Covid-hit schools defer inspections

School leaders' union ASCL has written to Ofsted asking for a change in policy

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Ofsted

Ofsted hopeful expansion still on cards despite budget omission

But PM pledge for three-day inspections not part of upcoming announcements

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

The error in claiming an Ofsted ‘reign of terror’

These challenging times are not a reason to fear inspectors but an opportunity to seek their validation of our...

JL Dutaut
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