Council outlines response to Ofsted concerms

Suffolk County Council is already working to address the four areas for improvement. Key actions include:

  • The development of a four year improvement strategy which will be published later this month
  • The council will work with school leaders to ensure their role in the strategy is understood
  • A more robust stance with under performing schools
  • Developing a more robust quality assurance regime

Reorganising schools is a major strand of the county’s approach in tackling historic underperformance in schools - moving to a primary and secondary system.

The areas that have been reorganised in Suffolk, including Lowestoft, Haverhill, Forest Heath and Waveney, are already outperforming three tier areas.


Ofsted letter slams state of Suffolk schools

Ofsted say Suffolk County Council are not doing enough to challenge or support its schools.