'Significant concerns' in provision of special needs raised by Ofsted - as education chiefs ordered to produce a written plan of action to improve

EDUCATION and health leaders have been ordered to set out how they intend to improve provision for children with special needs - as Ofsted raises ‘significant concerns’ in a report.

 

Ofsted carried out an inspection of local authority services for children in need of help and protection, looked after children and care leavers, and undertook a review of the Local Safeguarding Children Board in January.

 

Today, an inspection report has been published criticising leaders in a number of areas.

 

The county council has pledged to improve services and is inviting parents of children with additional needs to meetings so they can talk about their experiences.

 

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