Category Archives: Social Work Services

Ofsted reports

25th Jul 2019

A summary of Ofsted reports of children’s services published during July. Wokingham requires improvement to be good, says Ofsted Children’s services at Wokingham require improvement to be good, Ofsted has…

Wokingham requires improvement to be good, says Ofsted

25th Jul 2019

Children’s services at Wokingham require improvement to be good, Ofsted has said. The report outlines that last summer, Wokingham children’s social care services experienced a rapid rise in demand for…

Redbridge children’s services are ‘outstanding’

12th Jun 2019

Children’s services in Redbridge have been judged to be outstanding after the appointment of the current director of children’s services in October 2016 led to the further strengthening of services…

Ofsted rates Suffolk outstanding

29th May 2019

Suffolk’s children’s services have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Stable and aspirational leadership and strong political and financial support have created conditions that are conductive to continuous improvement and…

Stabilised workforce at Devon, Ofsted reports

28th May 2019

Devon children’s services has succeeded in stabilising the workforce at all levels and in bringing down social work caseloads to a manageable level, Ofsted has said. Senior leaders, including elected…

Kingston-upon-Hull rated inadequate

28th May 2019

Kingston-upon-Hull Council has failed to deliver the improvements needed, specifically to children’s circumstances and experiences, since the last inspection, Ofsted has warned. Rating the authority as ‘inadequate’, Ofsted said that…

Slow progress made at Gloucestershire

25th May 2019

Gloucestershire children’s services is making slow progress in improving services for its children and young people, Ofsted has said. The senior leadership team has a clear vision and coherent improvement…