Guidance

Local authority children’s services judged inadequate: examples of common weaknesses

A summary for children's services of common weaknesses drawn from Ofsted inspections.

Documents

Common weaknesses in local authorities judged inadequate under the single inspection framework: a summary

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Common weaknesses in local authorities judged inadequate under the single inspection framework: a summary

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Detail

This is a summary of common weaknesses in local authorities that were judged inadequate in inspections, between January and May 2015, under the single inspection framework.

It aims to help local authorities identify whether they have these or similar weaknesses and improve practice.

For Ofsted inspectors there is guidance for the main inspector activities for providing improvement support to local authority children’s services judged inadequate.