Disability services are struggling to cope with a dramatic increase in the number of young people with complex needs, a report has warned.
Jess Brown meets Sean Harford, Ofsted's director for education.
Inspectorate's annual report on children's social care services flags up concerns over leadership, safeguarding, caseloads and support for care leavers, while a consultation outlines its plans for a new inspection system.
New Joint Targeted Area Inspections to assess how different agencies are working together to support vulnerable children have just been launched. Joe Lepper explores how they work.
The government says academies are delivering better standards of education for disadvantaged pupils than maintained schools. But does the Ofsted inspection data support ministers' assertions?
Derren Hayes meets Eleanor Schooling, Ofsted director of social care.
Inspection is a tough brief. Just like a football referee, an Ofsted inspector...
A report into the progress made on Every Child Matters by local authorities...