OFSTED is the organisation that aims to make sure children are being cared for and taught properly across the UK. Here's all you need to know on the independent watchdog - and the different ratings they can be awarded. What is Ofsted? Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial. By law it must inspect schools to give information to parents, to promote improvement and to hold staff to account. How do the school inspection reports work? After the inspection, Ofsted publishes a public report that contains information on the school’s performance, its pupils’ work, observation reports on lessons and views from staff, parents and pupils. They can be valuable when your family are deciding which schools to apply to. What do the ratings mean? Judgements are scored on a four-point scale: One - outstanding Two - good Three - satisfactory Four - inadequate The report … [Read more...] about What is Ofsted, how do school inspection reports work and what’s the rating system?
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Sometimes you just need a nostalgia-fest. In no particular order (because ranking them would be impossible) here are the best retro games to ever grace our big-backed TVs. Pac-Man This little yellow fellow has made it onto many a ‘best of’ list, and rightly so. The iconic quest to get around the maze, whilst feasting on ‘pac-dots’ and avoiding the ghosts is completely timeless. It’s a really basic concept for a game, but totally addictive (which explains why it’s been popular for over 30 years). Super Mario Bros I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a soft spot for Mario and Luigi. The journey to save Princess Toadstool from the pesky Bowser is a fun-filled one, where looking for a mushroom becomes almost as important as saving the princess herself! Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Sonic the super-speedy hedgehog was the protagonist in this fast-paced platform game. This time he was joined by his sidekick Tails, who could be controlled by player 2 … [Read more...] about It’s the characters and the sound effects we love