Rescue Our Schools

What are your views on re-instating inspections for outstanding schools?

Rescue Our Schools has been approached by the BBC  about Ofsted inspections following this story that they’re being re-instated for outstanding schools. See the article here Many haven’t been inspected in over 10 years. The BBC journalist would like… Read More

School to close in South Shields – a parent tells the story

South Shields school was and is a brilliant school. That is why many of us, the parents, chose this school. But in 2017 the school was deemed inadequate by Ofsted. Leading up to this, the council brought in… Read More

A welcome shift: as students get their GCSE results this week, Rescue Our Schools ruminates on Ofsted’s apparent change of heart

It’s not often that Ofsted gets the thumbs up from Rescue Our Schools. But credit where credit is due. If the guardians of “high standards” really are going to place less stress on exam results — as the… Read More

Your chance to respond to Bold Beginnings

Only two days left to let us know what your thoughts are on this report. Please send us a message by 16th February and we can include your comments in our response to Ofsted.

Reasons to be cheerful

Rescue Our School’s co-founder, Madeleine Holt, will be talking to Ed Miliband on Monday 19th February in his much-listened to podcast. Madeleine will be talking about how we are becoming international outliers in developing such a narrow and… Read More

Ofsted’s report: Bold Beginnings

RoS’ Emma Bishton is asking for your thoughts on the Ofsted report, Bold Beginnings. Bold Beginnings was intended to inform what happens in schools, what happens in inspections, and future government education policy about early years. The report, based… Read More