Rotherham children’s services improvements noted by Ofsted

OFSTED has praised improvements in the borough’s children’s services — two years after branding them inadequate.

Inspectors noted the “positive organisational culture” Rotherham Borough Council had built in the past two years.

The report said: “The council is making continuous progress in improving services for children in need of help and protection.”

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,rotherham-childrens-services-improvements-noted-by-ofsted_21881.htm

Disgraced children’s 
services
praised by inspectors

Inspectors have praised the efforts being made to transform children’s services at a council that previously failed thousands of vulnerable young people.

Inspectors have praised the efforts being made to transform children’s services at a council that previously failed thousands of vulnerable young people.

Rotherham Council was heavily criticised for its part in allowing largely Pakistan-heritage men to sexually abuse scores of children in the South Yorkshire town over the course of 16 years.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/disgraced-children-s-services-praised-by-inspectors-1-8435076

Read the report yourself, Monitoring visit of LA children’s services as pdf

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3 thoughts on “Rotherham children’s services improvements noted by Ofsted

  1. Ofsted needs. To ask the people who look after these vulnerable kids the foster carers and special guardians what they think and then there would be of a different opinion

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  2. David Smith makes a very good point for Ofsted to consider (or to appoint an impartial “outsider”) to speak too carers and guardians and get their views first hand. I can only hope that the improvement continues.

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