Ofsted published inspection reports for 9 LAs between December 2016 and February 2017: South Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Rutland, East Riding, Sutton, York, Worcestershire, Havering and Tameside. All except 2 (which were both rated GOOD) mentioned home education. NB Ofsted’s home education guidance to inspectors has NOT CHANGED from April 2015, despite references in inspection reports to “home visits” “monitoring” “curriculum” etcContinue reading →
On November 8th 2016 the BBC reported that Sir Michael Wilshaw – soon to leave his post as head of Ofsted – had concerns about “illegal schools” catering for vulnerable excluded children, using poorly qualified staff. The Guardian link is here.