Council praised for speedy improvements
July 12, 2017 0 comments
West Berkshire Council in Newbury has been praised by Ofsted after achieving a ‘good’ rating just two years on from an ‘inadequate’ one.
But inspectors found a very different situation on the ground this year and had no hesitation in awarding a dramatically improved rating. They said council management deserved praise both for the speed of the improvements and for the innovation on display.
They singled out the establishment of a more stable workforce, improved quality checks and better partnership work with other frontline child protection agencies such as doctors, schools and the Police.
Nevertheless they called on the council to make greater efforts with children at risk of sexual exploitation.
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July 12, 2017
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