MP accuses Ofsted of sending ‘inspection hit squad with pre-arranged agenda’ to Kettering school

The school was downgraded to requires improvement

The education watchdog has been accused of sending an ‘inspection hit squad with a pre-arranged agenda’ to a Kettering school.

Last month Bishop Stopford School was downgraded by Ofsted from outstanding – a rating it had held since 2008 – to requires improvement.

The Headlands school’s headteacher said she was ‘extremely disappointed’ by the report, with a formal complaint lodged over the inspection process.

Read more in the local newspaper here

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