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Ofsted’s proposal for 15-day conversion period risks undermining all its good work

Tom Middlehurst writes. Ofsted’s live consultation on extending the period in which a full inspection can take place following a section 8 inspection, from 48 hours to 15 days, would undermine so much of the work the inspectorate have done over the last two years. It would threaten the reliability and validity of inspection – and is driven by purely logistical concerns.
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My work experience at SSAT

In the last few weeks schools up and down the country have been giving year 10 students opportunities to experience the world of work. Meaningful WE placements give young people a chance to learn about different roles in the workplace, develop a range of skills and personal qualities to enrich learning and support personal development. One student who gained a unique insight into the world of work spending a week at SSAT is Emily.
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