Cheshire East

This page has:

  • letters from focused school inspections
  • reports from reviews of Local Safeguarding Children Boards
  • reports from inspections of Cheshire East school improvement arrangements
  • reporting from children and family services inspections.

School improvement

Letter to directors of children's services following focused school inspections in local authority areas

These school inspections, complemented by telephone surveys, give us a clearer picture of the education provided for children and young people and the support and challenge provided by the local authority.

There are currently no reports for this section.

Inspection of local authority school improvement arrangements

These inspections are carried out where a concern has been identified and focus on evaluating the effectiveness of the local authority's arrangements for school improvement.

There are currently no reports for this section.

Children's services: current inspection programmes

Inspection of local authority services for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers and review of the Local Safeguarding Children Board

This is a single inspection which focuses on the experiences and progress of children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers. It looks at the effectiveness of local authority services and arrangements to help these children, including local authority adoption and fostering services.

Latest assessment/report Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Single inspection of LA children's services and review of the LSCB as pdf6 Jul 201515 Sep 2015

Monitoring visits to local authority services for children in need of help and protection, children looked and care leavers

These visits take place every three months in local authorities that were judged inadequate at their last inspection. They look at the progress the local authority is making in improving their services since the last inspection.

There are currently no reports for this section.

Children's services: recent inspection programmes

In November 2013 we began our current single inspection programme: this looks at all local authority social care services in one inspection. This section has inspection reports prior to the introduction of the single inspection.

Local authority adoption agency and local authority fostering services inspection reports

For inspections of local authority adoption and fostering that happened before November 2013, reports are available via the links below.

Local authority arrangements for the protection of children (2012–2013)

These unannounced inspections focused on the local authority's child protection services, and their leadership of partners in their work to help and protect children and young people from harm.

Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Inspection of local authority arrangements for the protection of children as pdf11 Mar 201323 Apr 2013
pdf Inspection of local authority arrangements for the protection of children - children and young people as pdf11 Mar 201323 Apr 2013

Safeguarding and services for looked after children (2009–2012)

These inspections focused on evaluating outcomes for looked after children and safeguarding outcomes for all children and young people.

Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Safeguarding and looked after children inspection as pdf27 Jun 201119 Aug 2011

Unannounced inspection of contact, referral and assessment (2009–2012)

Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Unannounced inspection as pdf5 Apr 201110 May 2011
pdf Unannounced inspection as pdf201018 Aug 2010

Children's services: historical inspection programmes

This section has reports from older inspections and assessments.

Children's services assessment (2009–2011)

Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Annual assessment of children's services as pdf20118 Nov 2011
pdf Annual assessment of children's services as pdf20109 Dec 2010
pdf Annual assessment of children's services as pdf20099 Dec 2009

Children's services: Ofsted LA performance profile (2009–2011)

Inspection
date
Publication
date
pdf Local authority performance profile as pdf20118 Nov 2011
pdf Local authority performance profile as pdf20109 Dec 2010
pdf Local authority performance profile as pdf20099 Dec 2009

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