The latest figures show that only 43% of primary school age children in Derby go to good or better schools and 42% of secondary school age children.
Today, HM Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, will announce his plan of action in a keynote speech to the North of England Education Conference, including:
- A series of targeted school inspections within a condensed one-week period in areas where the proportion of children attending a good or better school is currently well below the national average for England.
- A new framework for Ofsted to inspect the school improvement service being provided by under-performing local authorities.
- A good practice survey- to share and showcase some of the best examples of local authority support.
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Feeling less cold than recent days with winds easing and some long sunny periods. Most areas will be dry throughout.
A cold start with some icy patches. Largely dry and sunny through the day, with any showers soon dying out and winds easing too.
Scattered wintry showers during the evening will become fewer and further between overnight, with westerly winds tending to ease.