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The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2010/11

HC 1633

Author:
Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)
Publisher:
TSO (The Stationery Office)
Price: £38.50
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'The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2010/11 (HC 1633)' draws on over 31,000 inspection visits across the schools, early years, children's social care and learning and skills sectors in England. Launched by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector Miriam Rosen, this in-depth analysis provides an insight into the quality of those services for children and learners; what is working well and what needs to improve.

This report highlights how an inadequate inspection judgement, whether for a children's home or school, college or nursery, can be an important catalyst for change. For example, the total number of schools in a category of concern - that is judged to be in special measures or being given a notice to improve - reduced from 553 at the end of last year to 451 at the end of August 2011. Over a fifth of schools judged inadequate at their previous inspection were found to be good or better when inspected again this year. In addition, schools are now emerging from special measures faster than the previous year - after an average of 18 months rather than 20.

In inspections of local authorities' children's social care, where Ofsted completed the second full year of unannounced inspection of contact, referral and assessment arrangements, weaknesses identified the previous year had been addressed in the great majority of cases.

Extent 178 pages ISBN 9780102975208
Size A4 Price £38.50
Format Paperback Published 22 Nov 2011
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