News from the Year 2018

Please find a list of every news article from the year 2018 below:

Ofsted and Outstanding Schools

Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards has written to Ofsted to set out the department’s position on the exemption from routine inspection of ‘outstanding’ schools. The letter sent to Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief ...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2018

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Academy member, trustee or governor?

Three very different roles within academies have been discussed in a very useful article by Sally Timmins from Bishop Fleming. Her blog details the differences between these three key roles and is certainly worth a read. See her blog for full ...

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Posted: 12th Dec 2018

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Ofsted to inspect more private schools including Steiner Schools

The Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has asked the education secretary Damian Hinds to allow the inspectorate more access to check on private school inspections. It appears that Ofsted have only been able to check a small number of private ...

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Posted: 13th Dec 2018

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Extra funding to support children with special educational needs

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced an additional £350 million to support children with complex needs and disabilities. Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million ...

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Posted: 17th Dec 2018

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DAG 2018 Retrospective

Another busy autumn term for DAG and governors, trustees and clerks across Devon, but we would like to take this opportunity to wish all Devon governors, trustees and clerks a peaceful break and an informed 2018 we would also like to look back at ...

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Posted: 18th Dec 2018

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13th Sep 2019