Ofsted

Provider fights back over ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating

The provider blamed Covid-19 for withdrawals over the last two years

Will Nott
Will Nott
Ofsted

Safety concerns raised at two independent specialist colleges

Leaders didn't follow safety rules when recruiting staff to work with vulnerable learners

Will Nott
Will Nott
Ofsted

College loses grade 1 after Ofsted lifts exemption

'Outstanding’ schools and colleges are being inspected for the first time since 2010

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Ofsted finds degree courses rebadged as apprenticeships at university

Chief inspector Amanda Spielman has voiced concerns over this issue multiple times in recent years

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Shrewsbury College bounces back from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’

Principal praises 'fantastic' staff after rapid turnaround

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Chamber-owned provider rated ‘inadequate’ for not matching curriculum to local skills needs

It comes as chambers of commerce across England are piloting approaches to match skills provision to local needs

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

College left ‘surprised’ as Ofsted grades apprenticeships ‘inadequate’

Inspectors found 'serious weaknesses' but also reported a number of positive aspects of the college's provision

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

Let’s talk about SAKS: Provider scores top Ofsted marks

The provider was credited for working closely with employers, supporting its workforce, and for apprentices feeling safe

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

Moulton rises from the ashes: College climbs out of ‘inadequate’

The principal has credited the result to her 'amazing team' having 'massively pulled together'

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon