Ofsted

Ofsted snubs FE providers from sub-judgements website change

The move to add sub-judgements to school profiles on its website has been planned for at least two months...

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Ofsted

Land-based college retains ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grade

Hartpury College celebrates another grade 1, six years after it last achieved the feat

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Ofsted

Waltham Forest named London’s only ‘outstanding’ general FE college

Inspectors heaped praise on the college for helping students to "flourish"

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Long read

Dr Fazal Dad: principal, Ofsted inspector and ex special constable

Dr Fazal Dad lives in a terraced house just 174 steps from his office at Blackburn College. The proximity...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Uni caught short after fast-tracking degree apprenticeship for NHS

Ofsted found some employers' operational needs for advanced clinical practitioners weren't being met

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Ofsted

‘Inadequate’ care provider accuses Ofsted of ‘overlooking’ sector crisis

Inspectors say too many apprentices miss their planned end date as they cover extra shifts instead of training

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution, Ofsted

Manchester provider’s AEB contracts terminated early

Bootcamps contract also ended by combined authority but provider continues to deliver the scheme through its local council

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Colleges, Ofsted

Second consecutive ‘outstanding’ for Catholic sixth form college

St John Rigby RC Sixth Form College retains top marks 7 years after previous inspection

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Ofsted

East Sussex sixth form college upgraded to ‘outstanding’

Bexhill College receives top Ofsted marks after first full inspection in 14 years

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel