Ofsted have published the results of an inspection of Portsmouth City Council’s Children’s Services department and have rated the service as Good.

The inspection was carried out in September 2018, the results are an improvement on the last inspection, carried out in 2014, when the service was rated as “requires improvement.” Inspectors praised the service saying “Despite increasing demand, leaders have made good progress in establishing a resilient and sustainable service. The service that children and families receive is now good overall.”

Ofsted – Children’s services inspection

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