Correspondence

Quality of education in Northamptonshire

Chris Russell, Regional Director at Ofsted, has written to Northamptonshire County Council raising concerns about the quality of education in the area.

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The Regional Director for the East Midlands has set out his concerns in a letter to Northamptonshire County Council and is also writing to a number of multi-academy trusts and the Regional Schools Commissioner. He highlights that too many early years providers and schools of all types and phases are not good enough and that disadvantaged children are performing particularly poorly in the county. He has called for greater oversight and coordinated action from those accountable for educational provision in Northamptonshire.

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