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Ofsted inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages. Every week, they carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England, and publish the results on their website. 

Damning Ofsted SEND report criticises County Council Leadership

19/1/18: A damning Special Educational Needs and Disability inspection report by Ofsted cited 'significant turbulence and unrest in Lancs County Council leadership arrangements in past years' that had 'diverted Leaders' attention'. The Council promises improvements to its service.

Schools Finder (UK Gov Online)

Search the official database for primary, secondary and special needs schools near you or anywhere in the UK. You can also access Ofsted reports and get information on school performance and admissions. 

Education: Tots, Teens & In-Betweens

19/4/13: As we hear plans for longer school hours, shorter school holidays and an increase in the school leaving age, and we look forward to hearing plans for extra staffing to deal with it, local parents will berelievedto hear that Lancashire's schools are ahead of the game when it comes to quality, according to new statistics.

Ofsted: Top Marks for Cumbria Uni's Lancaster Pre-School Centre

20/1/10: Ofsted has completed a glowing report on the University of Cumbria Pre-School Centre in Lancaster stating that “The very experienced and skilled staff group have an excellent knowledge of each individual child's needs and interests and they make sure that they successfully promote children's welfare and learning to an excellent standard”.