Exclusive: SEND pupils omitted from new Ofsted reports

TES is reporting that charity director raises concern after analysis shows 16 new school inspection reports make no mention of SEND pupils.

A charity director has called on Ofsted to ensure that school inspection reports always include provision for children with special education needs after finding 16 new reports in which SEND pupils are not mentioned at all.

This omission has come to light in a new analysis of the first two months of inspection reports carried out by Ofsted under its new inspection framework.

In response to the findings, Ofsted said: “Our school inspectors always gather and evaluate evidence about the quality of education for pupils with SEND, and make their judgements using the grade descriptors set out in our school inspection handbook.

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