How a library can succeed with Ofsted


In my previous, and much viewed post about Ofsted and the school library I laid out my beliefs about what a library should do when Ofsted call and the types of things Ofsted will be looking for. You can read this here.

Unfortunately, even with the added focus being placed on literacy and reading in schools and many many reports mentioning both of these Ofsted still seem at a loss to be able to actually quantify what they should see concerning reading and especially reading for pleasure.

They clearly point that a lack of literacy is affecting the work place and can give numerous examples where literacy in areas such as road signs and the greengrocers apostrophe are showing a serious lack of literacy in the work place.

Important as this as, and on the correct path, but when it comes to reading and especially reading for pleasure they still…

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