My Week – 21st November

Another busy one with lots of school time. I spent time with my lovely head teacher at the school where I am chair of governors. We are expecting Ofsted anytime so we are constantly looking at the framework! Visting at the moment is lovely as there is still plenty of colour in the grounds that the school sits in. Later […]

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#93

Many of you who are regular readers to this blog probably know that in my spare time (!) I’m a school governor. Those of you in the UK will know about Ofsted who are the inspection arm of our education system. My local authority is being inspected this week and that means having 22 inspectors over 10 days inspecting 16 […]

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Ofsted – useful or useless? #ukedchat

There’s a new framework in town and it’s causing quite a stir. Of course I’m referring to the Ofsted framework launched earlier this academic year. As usual when a new inspection framework is produced we see quite an increase in schools going into a category and this one is no exception. Ofsted inspections have gone through a huge change in […]

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