Search results for 'Schools'

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  1. Condition of school buildings

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    Following years of underinvestment, the overall condition of school buildings is declining. Around 700,000 pupils attend a school that needs major rebuilding or refurbishment.

  2. Education recovery in schools in England

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    This study assesses how effectively the Department for Education is supporting education recovery in schools following the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. School funding in England

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    This report examines the Department for Education’s funding provision and distribution of funding for mainstream schools in England.

  4. Investigation into pre-school vaccinations

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    This investigation sets out the system for providing vaccinations to pre-school children in England and the levels of uptake.

  5. Ofsted’s inspection of schools

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    This report examines whether Ofsted’s approach to inspecting schools is providing value for money. We assessed Ofsted’s role, performance and impact.

  6. Department for Education 2022-23

    Overview Departmental overview

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    This guide has been produced to support the Education Committee in its examination of the DfE’s spending and performance.

  7. Converting maintained schools to academies

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    This report focuses on the arrangements for converting schools to academies. We assess the Department for Education’s approach and the extent of conversion; the robustness, cost and speed of the conversion process; and the availability of sponsors and multi-academy trusts to support schools to convert to academies.

  8. Capital funding for schools

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    The Department must make the best use of the capital funding it has available by continuing to increase the use of data to inform its funding decisions and by creating places where it can demonstrate that they will have the greatest impact.

  9. Resetting major programmes

    Insight Lessons learned

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    This report uses our experience of auditing programmes to draw together insights to help decision-makers determine whether they should reset a programme and how to increase the chances of a reset succeeding.

  10. Financial sustainability of schools

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    The government’s approach to managing the risks to schools’ financial sustainability cannot be judged to be effective or providing value for money until more progress is made.