Category Archives: News

Care applications plummet

16th Jan 2019

There has been a significant reduction in the number of care applications made, figures have revealed. In December 2018, there 975 care applications made to Cafcass – compared to 1,022…

Ofsted praises Essex as outstanding

11th Jan 2019

Essex children’s services has been judged to be ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, which said services for children have continued to improve since the previous inspection in 2014. Senior leaders know their…

Buckinghamshire shows early signs of improvement

11th Jan 2019

Buckinghamshire children’s services is beginning to demonstrate some early signs of improvement in some parts of the service providing help and protection for children, Ofsted has said. However, in the…

Practice improvements evident at Plymouth

9th Jan 2019

Significant practice improvements are evident in a number of areas in Plymouth children’s services that were previously identified as weak, Ofsted has said. Since the single inspection framework (SIF) inspection…

Ofsted rates Isle of Wight ‘good’

8th Jan 2019

Isle of Wight children’s services have been rated as good by Ofsted. The report said services for children in the Isle of Wight have improved since the single inspection in…