Ofsted

Schools ministers have constantly hyped how much better schools are now than when Labour left office in 2010. But recent Ofsted...

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Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has again called for the outstanding school exemption to be lifted . This follows the release of...

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Michael Gove’s bid to become the next prime minister began with contemplating the fickle nature of fate. What would have...

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Magna Academy. Poole, was judged outstanding in 2015 and would normally be exempt from further inspection unless concerns were...

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60 fee-paying schools so far this year* have been sent warnings from the Department for Education after inspections found they...

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The building formerly used by the defunct Manchester Creative Studio is being occupied by property guardian company, Global Guardians, Freedom of...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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The last accounts* of defunct Interserve Academies Trust (IAT), backed by troubled firm Interserve Plc, had related party...

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The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...

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E-Act, a long-established academy trust with a chequered history, took over Burnham Upper School in April 2012 and renamed it E-...

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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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