Tag Archives: Ofsted

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…

Significant progress made at Kirklees

7th Jan 2019

Kirklees children’s services has made “significant progress” in improving its initial response to children and young people who need help and protection, according to Ofsted. The latest monitoring visit since…

Reduced caseloads at Bedford improves outcomes

4th Jan 2019

Leaders at Bedford children’s services have improved the stability of the social care workforce and reduced social work caseloads, Ofsted has said. In a focused visit to Bedford Borough Council…

Continued progress at Barnet

22nd Dec 2018

The London Borough of Barnet is continuing to consolidate progress, in conjunction with its improvement partner, Ofsted has found. Senior managers are fully aware and have clearly identified within their…