Category Archives: Community

Measures launched to tackle county lines

2nd Oct 2019

A £20 million package of measures has been launched by the government to tackle county lines. Home secretary Priti Patel has announced the measures to intensify law enforcement efforts to…

Surrey transforms front door services

3rd Jul 2019

An “ambitious service remodelling” including a total reconfiguration of the ‘front door’, has been introduced at Surrey, Ofsted has said. New arrangements had been fully operational for only five weeks…

Special Report: Children in Need Review

25th Jun 2019

Clare Jerrom looks at the government’s recently published report into the educational outcomes of children in need.  The children’s commissioner for England has slammed “the absolute paralysis currently affecting much…

Ofsted reports published during June

25th Jun 2019

A summary of the Ofsted inspections of children’s services published during June, including three ‘outstanding’ ratings. Improvement required at Luton children’s services says Ofsted Improvement is needed at Luton children’s…

Steady progress at Buckinghamshire

19th Jun 2019

Buckinghamshire children’s services has made steady progress in improving the quality of intervention when children are first referred to the multi-agency safeguarding hub, Ofsted has said. Most children are receiving…