School bosses who run more than 200 academies in England say Ofsted must rethink how it does inspections.
The 12 chief executives said they were concerned pre-Covid standards were being applied to schools still dealing with lost learning and troubled behaviour after lockdowns.
Ofsted, England’s schools watchdog, has said it aimed to carry out inspections with sensitivity and professionalism.
It comes after head teacher Ruth Perry took her own life.
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