Outstanding Essex Children's Services

Great news from Essex County Council's Cabinet Member for Children and Families, Cllr Dick Madden, this week following an inspection by Ofsted of the council's services for children:

"I want to formally make you aware that Ofsted published their recent inspection findings of our Childrens Services, which took place in November 2018.

I am pleased to state we attained an overall grading of Outstanding.

Judgements in others areas are as follows:-

  1. The Impact of Leaders on Social Practice with Children and Families – Outstanding
  2. The experiences and progress of Children who need help and protection – Outstanding
  3. The experience and progress of Children in Care and Care Leavers – Good"

Congratulations to all those who have worked hard to achieve these great results.