Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

Mathew 7:7

Sometimes life takes a surreal twist. In January 2014 I predicted Ofsted would stop grading lessons within a maximum of two years. I was wrong. Grades had been scrapped by June the same yearGrades had been scrapped by June the same year! I then got a call from Sean Harford to cast eye over the new Inspection Handbook and was stunned to find that all my advice had been taken on board.

Now today, after suggesting for some time that inspectors need to be held to great account, I find that it is indeed so. If you haven’t seen it yet, this TES article retells the story.


Screen Shot 2015-05-28 at 23.10.40We’ll have to wait and see.