Ofsted head: schools’ focus on food parcels may have hit learning

Amanda Spielman claims prioritising poorest children during Covid made it harder to provide education for all

Schools that prioritised sending food parcels to their poorest pupils during lockdown in England may not have been able to focus on providing an education to all their students, the head of Ofsted has claimed.

, Ofsted head: schools’ focus on food parcels may have hit learning, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Amanda Spielman said it was “admirable” for staff to focus on children who were in greatest need when the pandemic first hit, but this may have had consequences for the calibre of learning a school was able to provide for all children.

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