All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ofsted’

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Meath School rated ‘outstanding’ for the third time

We are thrilled to announce that Meath School, I CAN’s specialist primary school, has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for the third time. Meath is one of few schools in England for primary aged children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Asperger’s Syndrome. After their visit, which took place on the 3rd March 2016, inspectors stated, ‘The school …

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The early years pupil premium: Helping to demonstrate evidence of impact.

Since April 2015 disadvantaged three and four-year-olds in early years settings in England have been able to benefit from extra funding in the form of the early years pupil premium (EYPP).  This is all part of the Government’s drive to improve the quality of education for these most disadvantaged children and narrow the gap between them and their more advantaged peers. …

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I CAN’s Meath School Awarded Outstanding

I CAN’s Meath School, for children aged 4 to 11 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) including Asperger’s Syndrome, has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ in their Ofsted Social Care inspection for the eighth time consecutively. This is in addition to their overall ‘Outstanding’ rating for the school, awarded in 2008 and 2011. The Ofsted Social Care …

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Talking The Language Of School Improvement

Talking the Language of School Improvement from Clive Robson, I CAN’s Senior Education Adviser and additional Ofsted inspector

‘We’re below the floor at end of key stage 2, and the value added evidence summarised in our SEF is worrying as is the evidence from the RaiseOnline transition matrices. And we’re due an inspection’. If you’re thinking – ‘yes well, with rising floor targets it’s tough, but what percentage of pupils are making upper quartile progress?’  – then please …

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Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss’ speech at Policy Exchange – reflections from Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO

All of us interested in early language development who listened to Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss’ speech at Policy Exchange on Monday morning came away with a smile on our faces and a spring in our step. The Minister began her speech by saying that her answer when asked ‘what does success in the early years look like?’ in a cross …

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