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Ofsted notes improvement at Kirklees

7th Aug 2019

Strong and resilient senior leadership has underpinned improvement in practice at Kirklees from a considerably low base since the last inspection of children’s services in 2016 where Ofsted rated the…

Pace of improvement at Croydon is accelerating

6th Aug 2019

Children and young people in Croydon are beginning to receive a better quality of service, and the pace of improvement is accelerating, according to Ofsted. The sixth monitoring visit since…

Progress made at Worcestershire

31st Jul 2019

Progress has been made in many areas of children’s services in Worcestershire since the last inspection, when the local authority was judged to be inadequate in all key areas of…

Quality of services at Wirral improves

30th Jul 2019

The quality of services for children has improved in all areas in Wirral since the last inspection in 2016, when services were judged to be inadequate overall. The appointment of…

Northamptonshire is rated inadequate again

29th Jul 2019

Northamptonshire’s children’s services are failing to keep children safe and have been rated inadequate again by Ofsted. While some progress has been made since the Ofsted focused visit in October…

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…