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'Serious failings' in Sunderland's children's services

There are "widespread and serious failures" in Sunderland City Council's services for children and young people, according to Ofsted.

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Children 'being left unsafe' in Sunderland, says Ofsted

A shocking report into children's services in Sunderland has criticised widespread failures and poor leadership.

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The report by Ofsted has said that children are being left unsafe.

Among the areas ruled inadequate are:

  • Child protection
  • Adoption
  • Children in care

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has written to the Secretary of State, Nicky Morgan, calling for action to be taken as soon as possible.

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