Mark Whitehead 22 May 2019

Suffolk CC’s children’s services awarded ‘outstanding’

Suffolk CC’s children’s services awarded ‘outstanding’ image

Ofsted inspectors have awarded children’s services at Suffolk County Council the top grade of ‘outstanding'.

The last time the council's children's services was inspected in 2015 it was rated ‘requiring improvement’ in two categories, but ‘good’ in leadership, management and governance.

The new Ofsted report following inspections last month says: 'The work that staff are doing with children and young people is impressive, the way that they are doing it is making a real difference to their lives.'

Allan Cadzow, corporate director for children at the council, said: 'This really shines a light on the great work that our staff deliver, day in, day out.'

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