Bosses at an academy say they are ‘driving forward’ progress to improve standards - and even drafting in headteachers from other schools to help.
Five children’s centres have been given an overall ‘good’ rating by Ofsted inspectors. The Rowley Springfield, Rowley Hall, Cradley Heath and Old Hill, and Tividale centres were said to have a programme of activities that ‘meets families’ needs well’.
Up to nine in 10 children have been given their first choice school in the Black Country and Staffordshire, despite the baby boom creating extra demand for every place, it can be revealed today.
Members of the largest teaching union will be asked to declare ‘Ofsted is not fit for purpose’ as its annual conference heads to the West Midlands.