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MATs: monitoring standards and comparing schools

By James Pembroke / October 25, 2017 / 13 Comments

A primary school I work with has been on the same journey through assessment land as many other schools up and down the country. Around two years ago they began to have doubts about the tracking system they were using – it was complex and inflexible, and the data it generated had little or no…

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Thoughts on new Ofsted inspection data summary report (primary)

By James Pembroke / October 4, 2017 / 7 Comments

Yesterday Ofsted released a ‘prototype’ of its new Inspection Data Summary Report and it’s a major departure from the Ofsted Inspection Dashboard that we’ve become accustomed to over the past two years. On the whole it’s a step in the right direction, with more positives than negatives, and it’s good to see that Ofsted have listened to feedback…

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