Amanda Spielman HMCI delivered a speech to the SCHOOLS NorthEast summit which expanded on the forthcoming new Inspection Framework. Whilst there is actually much to be commended about what is being proposed; they are mainly school matters and will be damaged by high stakes, cliff edged inspections. It is on this fundamental basis that they will fail to achieve what is being claimed. Continue reading
Along with many other school leaders at least part of September is spent making sure the school’s website is compliant with the School Information Regulations (2012). Endless reports and policies some statutory but others written to lay at the altar of school accountability and bureaucracy.