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Ofsted publishes 2008 Annual Performance Assessments

Ofsted today publishes the outcomes of the 2008 Annual Performance Assessments (APAs) conducted across 147 local authorities in England.

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Chief Inspector's opening remarks to select committee

We have published the opening remarks by Christine Gilbert, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills to the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee.

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Haringey requires urgent action to ensure vulnerable children are properly protected

Ofsted has today presented the findings from the joint investigation looking at safeguarding children in the London Borough of Haringey to the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families. The report calls on the government to provide immediate support to Haringey Council to ensure that full and effective safeguarding arrangements for children and young people are established.

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Tellus3 Reports

If you are looking for the Tellus3 Reports by local authority, you can find them on the link below. Due to a technical fault, you cannot currently find them in the inspection reports section alongside those reports from previous years.

Reports by local authority

Measuring the progress of students on advanced qualifications using the learner achievement tracker value-added measure

The learner achievement tracker value-added measure is statistical software that can be used to measure students’ progress on graded level 3 qualifications. This consultation seeks views on its use in school sixth form and college performance reports.

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We inspect and regulate to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.

The new Ofsted brings together the wide experience of four inspectorates to make a greater difference for every child, and for all young people and adult learners, in England. Their educational, economic and social well-being will promote our success as a country.

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Annual Report 2007/08

The report covers the first full year of Ofsted’s wider remit.

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Outstanding providers 2007/08

The list of providers judged to be outstanding following an inspection in 2007/08 is now live. You can view the new list on the link below.

The Outstanding providers list

Early Years: Leading to Excellence

Ofsted's latest report on early years and childcare focuses on leadership and management.

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