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Quantock School

Volume 268: debated on Tuesday 12 December 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what assessment she has made of the performance of the Quantock school, Somerset to establish if it meets the standards required by her Department. [5461]

Standards at independent schools are monitored through educational inspection by Ofsted and, in the case of boarding schools, by local services departments for child welfare provision. Inspectors from Ofsted and Somerset social services department have visited Quantock school this year and reported that provision meets the minimum standards required by the Education Act 1944, as amended.