The September Ofsted update for inspectors gives helpful insight and reiterates that data is ‘a signpost, not a destination for inspection’...
Jane Sowerby is Education Director at One Education.
She taught in primary schools in London and Cumbria before working in Manchester. She has a passion for reflective practice and coaching as improvement methodologies and believes that we should all be education research nerds regularly talking about pedagogy in the staff room.
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The latest Ofsted inspection data for maintained schools and academies is out. The level of good and better outcomes is marginally up on last year (75% from 73%); there are fewer conversions to full inspections (29% from 35%), but the number of schools then falling to a less than good judgement has increased (60% from 46%); and there are 97 primary and secondary schools that have not been judged to be good or better in any inspection since 2005.
On 21 June, the delayed Queen’s speech gave us a detailed insight into the planned legislative programme for the next two years. Whilst we might have expected it would be dominated by Brexit, out of the 27 bills (eight of which are Brexit related), the government has not announced any legislation at all for education.