Ofsted

Ofsted’s decision to retain the four-grade rating system for school inspections - outstanding down to inadequate - is ‘one of...

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The Government’s been peddling the same line for a couple of years. There are 1.9 million (sometimes two million) more pupils in...

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‘The parents screamed and swore at me,’ says a Sunday Times headline for an article explaining why the ‘visionary head’ of...

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Is the Department for Education media department a computer programmed with stock phrases?

No matter...

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‘…standards in our schools have risen significantly since 2010 - with 85% judged to be good or outstanding compared to only 68...

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You wait for ages for Ofsted to judge multi-academy trusts then several MAT-wide reports arrive at once.

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93 academy trusts failed to send their accounts for year ending 31 August 2018 to the Department for Education (DfE) by the...

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The values of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust are ‘clear, explicit and shared across the trust’, Ofsted wrote in its second...

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The Great Yarmouth Charter Academy, which won notoriety when it opened in September 2017 for saying sick pupils should vomit in...

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Oasis Community Learning, which has run academies since 2007, has been sent a warning letter threatening to withdraw funding for...

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E-ACT, a long-established multi-academy trust with a chequered past , has been served with warning letters saying the Department...

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Great Yarmouth Primary Academy (GYPA), run by Inspiration Trust which is linked to schools minister Lord Agnew , has been placed...

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‘Inspirational and dedicated strategic leadership’ is provided by the chief executive officer, Dr Jennifer Blunden, at Truro and...

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Star Academies, formerly Tauheedul Academies Trust, regularly features in government announcements about high-performing schools...

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Disadvantaged pupils, those eligible for the pupil premium, will be able to ‘benefit from world class education’ because the...

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Following yesterday’s article about eight of the thirteen free schools rebrokered in the financial year 2017/18, details of the...

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When Royal Greenwich UTC failed to recruit enough students and was judged to require improvement, it closed in 2016 for a ‘fresh...

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The Independent Grammar School Durham (IGSD) opened in September 2018 promising low-fee, ‘no-frills’ education.

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