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Ofsted head: 'Satisfactory' is a false designation

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Ofsted, the schools inspectorate in England, is going to remove the "satisfactory" classification for schools because it says it can allow weak schools to continue to coast along.

Instead it is proposing that schools should be labelled as "requiring improvement" if that is' what the inspectors think.

Head of Ofsted Sir Michael Wilshaw explains the reasoning behind this.


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