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School Inspections

As Ofsted's new regime leads to more schools failing their inspections, Fran Abrams examines the reasons why a growing number are challenging the judgements in the courts.

Ofsted has a new, hard-line chief inspector and a new, tougher inspection regime - and in the past few months that has led to a spike in the number of schools deemed inadequate.
Predictably, there has been a corresponding wave of anger in schools - with a growing number taking to the courts to challenge the inspectors' views?
So are the inspectors really up to the job? And who inspects the inspectors?
Fran Abrams investigates.
Producer: Rob Cave.

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Sun 1 Jul 2012 17:00

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