Tag Archives: inspection

Widespread deterioration at Trafford

17th May 2019

There has been widespread deterioration in the quality of local authority services for children in Trafford as a result of failures in leadership, Ofsted has stated. Judging the authority to…

Outcomes improving at South Gloucestershire

16th May 2019

Senior leaders at South Gloucestershire have made some gains in improving the majority of services for children and young people, following a slow start, Ofsted has said. The local authority…

Improvements highlighted at Cheshire West and Chester

16th May 2019

Leaders and managers at Cheshire West and Chester children’s services have continued to improve provision for children and families, according to Ofsted. Since the previous inspection of children’s services in…

West Sussex rated as inadequate

14th May 2019

Widespread and serious weaknesses at West Sussex children’s services have resulted in an Ofsted rating of ‘inadequate’. Services have seriously declined since the last inspection, when all areas were judged…

Determination to improve outcomes at Lambeth

13th May 2019

Senior leadership in Lambeth is robust and there is a determination to improve outcomes for children and young people in the care of the local authority, Ofsted has said. The…

Concerns have not been addressed at Wigan

10th May 2019

Issues and concerns about the quality, impact and effectiveness of assessments and plans, identified at the time of the last inspection of Wigan children’s services in February 2017, have not…

Torbay continues to struggle recruiting social workers

10th May 2019

Torbay children’s services continues to struggle recruiting sufficient social workers in the safeguarding and family support service, Ofsted has warned. Due to the serious and widespread child protection concerns identified…

Staff turnover hinders improvement at Reading

9th May 2019

Frequent changes in senior managers at Reading and a high turnover of frontline staff continue to adversely impact on managers’ ability to bring about improvement, said Ofsted. The eighth monitoring…