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Our response to Ofsted’s consultation – and our worries

We took part in three responses to Ofsted about its new Inspection Framework. In all three we supported Ofsted’s closer focus on the curriculum because it will move inspectors’ attention away from data towards the reality of what is happening in classrooms. Inspectors are already talking more to teachers, middle leaders and pupils, and this seems a better way of judging a school than looking at spreadsheets of progress data. It should also reduce pressure on teachers to do so much formal assessment.

But we have some worries…

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