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27 May 2020 — Detailed guide
Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children’s social care and further education and skills providers.
17 March 2020 — Press release
The Secretary of State has allowed Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector to temporarily suspend all routine inspections of schools, further education, early years and social care providers.
14 March 2020 — Speech
Sean Harford, National Director, Education, spoke at the Association for School and College Leaders’ conference.
7 March 2020 — Speech
HM Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman speaks at the ResearchEd event.
27 March 2020 — Press release
A pair responsible for managing an independent primary school have been convicted of running an additional unregistered school on the floor above.
21 January 2020 — Corporate report
Ofsted’s Annual Report presents our findings for the areas we inspect in early years childcare, schools, further education and skills and social care.
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