The government has said that one-word Ofsted judgements for schools in England should remain.

Ofsted has updated its policies for making complaints about inspections, saying they will aim to handle providers' concerns more "fairly, thoroughly and efficiently."

Over 80 per cent of survey respondents believe Ofsted should be replaced with a new system of inspection

Ofsted to carry out thematic survey on T levels

Ofsted will carry out a thematic survey on the implementation of T levels and the T-level transition programme.

Ofsted suspends all routine inspections

Ofsted has temporarily suspended all routine inspections of schools, alongside that of further education and early years providers.

Leaders say Ofsted requires improvement

Nine out of ten school leaders believe that the current Ofsted inspection system fails to consistently judge the performance of schools.

Schools putting own interests ahead of pupils

Amanda Spielman has criticised schools for putting their own interests ahead of their pupils’, accusing them of continuing to ‘game’ the system.

More than 1,000 'outstanding' schools not inspected for decade

More than 1,000 'outstanding' schools in England have not been inspected for more than 10 years.

NAHT favours 'light touch health checks' in response to Labour's 'scrap Ofsted' plan

Nick Brook: “NAHT's Accountability Commission did not call for the abolition of Ofsted."

Outstanding schools will no longer be exempt from inspections

Schools rated outstanding will no longer be exempt from inspections by Ofsted, under new DfE plans.

Local authority schools to be more transparent

The DfE has invited views from across the education system on applying some of the financial measures used in academies to local authority run schools.

Special measures school in Liverpool promises turnaround

Alsop High School Technology and Applied Learning Specialist College in Liverpool has promised swift action to turnaround performance.

New Ofsted focus on focus on curriculum

Ofsted has outlined plan to re-focus inspections on how results are achieved, rather than the results themselves.

Ofsted chief supports Parkside Community School after same sex education protests

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman has said that children must learn about same sex couples regardless of their religious background.

Hostile environment policy goes against Children's rights says charity

Children’s charity Project 17 has warned that the Government’s ‘hostile environment’ for migrants outweighs their commitment to children’s rights.


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