National Middle Schools' Forum News Archive

News Jan 2017

NMSF Response to Primary Assessment Consultation

A paper setting out the full NMSF response to the DfE consulation on the future of primary school assement together with accompanying evidence - download


Middle Schools - Coasting Schools

Link to download a copy of the presentation given by Nigel Wyatt and David Brandon Bravo to staff in RSC regional offices - February 2017

Presentation - The Middle School Context  - download


Middle School Inspection Outcomes

Two interesting sets of information about recent middle school inspection outcome

Presentation by Sean Harford - Middle and Junior School Inspections outcomes - comparison with most recent inspection outcome for all schools - download

Spreadsheet showing middle school inspection outcomes since September 2016 - 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 2017

New - a spreadsheet - all middle schools for 2017/18 with links to Ofsted and DfE pages for each school  - download

posted 08/12/2016