Tag Archives: Kirklees

Ofsted Home Education Quotes 2016

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Intervention Level In Authorities Rated Inadequate by Ofsted

Inadequate LAs receive quarterly monitoring visits from Ofsted in addition to the usual focused visits.  This blog post analyses what is currently happening with  LAs rated inadequate by Ofsted. Click here for a map showing Ofsted grades throughout England. (You can toggle this map to show LAs by each separate grade, and also hover for links to inspection reports) 

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Does Barry Sheerman Speak Hungarian?

I recently went to a talk at the Institute of Education given by Barry Sheerman, the former Chair of the Children Schools and Families Select Committee.

During his talk, which ranged over a wide variety of topics including career advice, autism, cuts at Kirklees Council, faith groups, banter with the formerly home educated Caitlin Moran, the Trojan Horse inquiry in Birmingham, scruffy back rooms and so on, Barry told us he’d met a Hungarian lady recently who had 2 children she was going to home educate.

Barry was confident the audience would agree that this is simply not right. Continue reading