23 June 2017

Ofsted will crackdown on extremism and promote 'British values', Amanda Spielman vows

.... On illegal and unregistered schools, Ms Spielman said that Ofsted would “do everything we can” to search out and close them down with the same “zeal and passion,” as her predecessor, Sir Michael Wilshaw.

It comes two years after Ofsted warned that it had uncovered unregistered Islamic madrassas across the UK, raising fears large numbers of children were at risk of being “abused and radicalised” in them.

“Those children are very highly segregated from the British mainstream, so of course it must be a concern about what is happening in those segregated worlds,” Ms Spielman added. [The Telegraph] Read more