Sunday 25th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "OfSTED" Tag

Friarage School Branded “Inadequate”

Friarage Community Primary School in Castle Ward/Division has been branded “Inadequate” by Ofsted, the UK Government’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. The word on the street from Johnny the shoeshine guy is that standards have been [...]

March 12, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Another NYCC School Hits Rock Bottom

Another NYCC School Hits Rock Bottom According to the Home page of its website, Northallerton School and Sixth Form College offers excellent prospects for students from 11 to 19 years of age: “Our school is a vibrant and happy place [...]

March 13, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

The Whitby Secondary School Saga

The Whitby Secondary School Saga The Enquirer’s education and governance contributor MIKE WARD comments on the crossroads reached in Whitby education with the departure of the town’s two secondary school Headteachers – Keith PRYTHERCH and Sue WHELAN – concurrent with [...]

January 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council
A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?!

A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?!

Guest Author Mike Ward, former Chair of Governors at Eskdale School, Whitby, shares his observations on a recent incredible OfSTED Report ~~~~~ A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?! Is there still a hidden agenda behind what is happening in education [...]

March 16, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Caedmon/Eskdale Amalgamation: Business As Usual

Caedmon/Eskdale Amalgamation: Business As Usual an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the most unpopular NYCC proposal for years. ~~~~~ Much has been made of Secretary of State Nicky MORGAN, Department for Education, having peformed the [...]

May 11, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Caedmon College Whitby: The Resourceful Principal

Caedmon College Whitby: The Resourceful Principal an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the veracity of another Caedmon College Whitby FOIA response. ~~~~~ Further to my recent article “Caedmon FOIA Responses: Forked Tongues” (in which I queried the [...]

April 20, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Caedmon FOIA Responses: Forked Tongues

Caedmon FOIA Responses: Forked Tongues an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, dissecting the weasel words. ~~~~~ Readers who recall my articles: NYCC: Safeguarding Crisis (23rd March 2016) Safeguarding Shambles In NYCC Schools (1st April 2016) will already be [...]

April 15, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council