National Middle Schools' Forum News Archive

News Jan 2017

Middle Schools - Coasting Schools advice NMSF, advice agreed with DfE, is contained in this letter and report

   Letter concerning coasting schools - January 2017 - download    The Middle School Context - download

Day Conference 2017

Thursday 2nd March, 2017 - Broadway House, London

  An opportunity to hear Sir David Carter, National Schools Commissioner, and Joanna Hall, Ofsted, discuss important issues for the future of middle schools. 

Full details and booking form - download

Middle School Matters Booklet for parents

  A booklet for parents explaining middle schools and setting the national context for our schools.
  The booklet is available to download in two versions

  - Low resolution - suitable for parents to download from your website and view on screen - download

  - High resolution - printers proof - suitable for high quality printing - download

Guidance for Inspection of Middle Schools
The guidance on the inspection of middle schools is now contained in paragraph 188 of the New Inspection Handbook published in August 2016 available on the Ofsted website.


The previous guidance for the inspection of middle schools is available here - download

New Middle School Directory 2016

New - a spreadsheet - all middle schools for 2016/17 with links to Ofsted and DfE pages for each school - download

posted 08/12/2016