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Inspection reports from Ofsted and others

 

School Inspection reports

As with most reports, there’s a code to decipher and a few questions to ask. The local school gets a glowing report, yet you know half the population are banned from the shopping centre. Puzzling?

So just what do inspection reports tell us and have they any value? The answers are lots, and yes, if you know how to read them. Each section is headed and graded:


Child protection
If you are preparing to entrust your child to a school – whether day or boarding – you will most likely assume that your child will be safe and that all members of the...

Valuing education
'Schools in socially deprived areas do not  have to have depressed outcomes.' As Jasminder Grewal, Headteacher of North Primary School, explains:  Education,...

Preparing For Adult Life
Life-skills are what's necessary to live at ease with yourself, interact with others successfully and maintain relationships, live successfully as a contributing member of a community...

GSG, WAGs And HABs
  Ms Clarissa Farr MA PGCE the High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School in west London believes: 'Those who think we are now educating girls for an equal society...

Teens And Technology
Ipod too far? Or, just maybe, parents should get in on the act Are holidays  designed for youngsters to loll about on sofas, multi tasking with their ipods, laptops and the...

Summer Schools
This is a list of all the web-accessible spring and summer courses that we know of. We have not visited or assessed these courses in any way (let us know what you think of them if you...


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