Councils 'need to do better' on SEND provision

By Martin Ford | 04 December 2018

Ofsted has criticised councils over their provision for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) but praised local authorities for progress on children’s services.

The watchdog’s annual report revealed that Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission inspected 68 out of 152 local areas.

Of those, 30 were required to provide a ‘written statement of action,’ indicating ‘serious failings’.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Childrens services Childrens social care Ofsted