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THE head of Ofsted is to take a "personal lead" in the watchdog's investigation into allegations of a hardline Muslim takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools, it has been announced.
It comes as the National Union of Teachers said it would speak to Ofsted about claims that inspectors asked inappropriate questions of teachers, including why they were "not teaching anti-terrorism" and "are you homophobic?
As the Telegraph reported previously, the college also scored the bottom rating in its Ofsted report for each of the three main categories - outcomes for learners, quality of teaching and assessment and effectiveness of leadership and management.
His plea was rejected by Ofsted, which said it could not accept Mr Howell's version of events.
It is misleading and inaccurate to claim that Ofsted has 'raised the bar'.
The Ofsted team's report on Vale's school criticised his poor leadership and for failing to provide a clear direction.
Under the heading "Outcomes for apprentices", Ofsted said: "Following the previous inspection, success rates in hairdressing apprenticeship programmes declined further, falling well below the national rate for hairdressing.
The 16-year-olds, who are due to return in September for sixth form, said: "We have had nothing but good experiences during our school time - this challenges many of the statements Ofsted made.
Both Ofsted and the DfE have a mountain to climb in terms of restoring trust amongst parents in my constituency.
Ofsted said inspectors are trained to handle sensitive issues with care and in an age-appropriate fashion.
Owners Emma Greaves and Jenny Donaghy, who took over three years ago, lodged an offi-cial complaint to Ofsted the following day, June 20.