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Surrey Adult Learning rated “Good” by Ofsted

Surrey County Council has welcomed a new Ofsted inspection report into its Surrey Adult Learning provision, which found “calm and purposeful study environments”. The inspection took place in May this year and concluded that the service continues to be a “Good” provider in all areas.  The Ofsted report noted that “learners and apprentices gain confidence, … Continue reading

Surrey County Council welcomes “improved” Ofsted grading for children and family services

Surrey County Council is pleased that services for children and families in Surrey have improved in all areas, according to a recent Ofsted inspection Inspectors noted that Surrey’s leaders have achieved “significant change”, based on a thorough understanding of current performance and are “determined to continue the trajectory of improvement” The number of recommendations from … Continue reading

Most of Surrey’s young care leavers are supported well by their personal advisers, say Ofsted, as the children’s service continues to drive recruitment  

Children’s services at Surrey County Council are helping children “make progress in their transitions to becoming independent young adults” and “young people who are Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers (UAS) receive specialist and skilled support”, according to a letter published by Ofsted following a monitoring visit in September. The monitoring visit looked at the provision of information … Continue reading

Surrey’s children’s services on a significant improvement journey and responded swiftly to the challenges of COVID-19 says Ofsted

Children’s services at Surrey County Council have been on a “significant improvement journey” and “senior leaders have responded swiftly to the challenges of COVID-19”, according to a letter published by Ofsted following a focused visit in March. The letter states that “a stable senior leadership team and the recently appointed director of children’s services have … Continue reading

Surrey’s children’s services substantially improved says Ofsted in latest monitoring visit

Children’s services at Surrey County Council have improved substantially over the past year according to an Ofsted report following a monitoring visit last month; the report states that “senior leaders and managers have made substantial progress in improving the response to children who are at risk of significant harm.” Ofsted observed substantial progress in Surrey’s … Continue reading

Inspectors publish report on Surrey services for children with special educational needs

Surrey County Council, the six Surrey clinical commissioning groups and Family Voice Surrey have welcomed an inspection report on special educational needs and disability services in the county. Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission carried out a joint review of Surrey’s progress in addressing weaknesses highlighted in a previous inspection in 2016. The full joint … Continue reading

Ofsted publishes report following inspection of Surrey children’s services

Following an inspection of children’s services in Surrey earlier this year, Ofsted has published a report on their findings.     Responding to the report, Clare Curran, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Children, said: “We totally accept that the support we give to children and their families simply isn’t good enough and we’ve brought … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Surrey adult learning service rated ‘good’ by Ofsted; Former firefighter awarded MBE; More than 100 companies attend Build Surrey event

Surrey adult learning service rated ‘good’ by Ofsted  A Surrey County Council service providing education for adults, including those with disabilities and learning difficulties, is performing well, according to Ofsted. The authority’s adult learning service was judged to be ‘good’ following an inspection last month. Ofsted said “learners make good progress on all courses”, praised … Continue reading

More than one in 10 Surrey secondary applications from London

More than one in 10 applications for Surrey secondary school places next September came from London. Nearly 1,700 of the record 11,000 applications received by Surrey County Council came from bordering London boroughs like Croydon, Sutton and Kingston-upon-Thames. They account for 15% of the total submitted by the closing date for places in the next … Continue reading

More than 80% of Surrey’s schools rated outstanding or good

More than 80% of Surrey’s state schools are outstanding or good, according to the latest figures. Statistics show that 313 of Surrey County Council’s primary and secondary schools were given the two best grades. Ofsted judged 100 schools outstanding and another 213 were rated good. The county council is responsible for 384 schools. Linda Kemeny, … Continue reading

Nine out of 10 Surrey pupils attend outstanding or good secondary school

Nine out of 10 Surrey pupils attend a state secondary school rated outstanding or good, according to latest figures. Surrey County Council’s analysis of Ofsted inspections shows 90.2% of Surrey pupils go to a secondary school in the top two categories. Official GCSE figures also confirm that just over two-thirds of pupils achieved five or … Continue reading

Government watchdog says Surrey’s children’s services are performing well

Context: Ofsted has this week said Surrey’s children’s services are “performing well” in an assessment of the department. In its annual report on the council’s performance, the watchdog said: Almost all the children’s services the council provides are “good or outstanding” Most primary schools are “good or outstanding” Most secondary schools are “good or outstanding” … Continue reading


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