Underpinned by political and financial investment and a “skilled and motivated workforce”, Barnsley council’s children’s services has secured an across the board rating of ‘good’ in its latest Ofsted inspection towards the end of 2018. Ofsted highlighted the council’s “excellent” workforce stability. The watchdog reported that social workers with high caseloads felt they were able […]
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The Ofsted report for Barnsely is an ideal script for any LA who is striving from inadequate to Good. Have a never come across such a balanced positive Ofsted . One should read the 2014 report and the Nov 2018 report to understand the marvellous journey that this LA has made.