Children, education and families

Lancashire children's services Improvement Board

Responsible for closely monitoring the development and delivery of an improvement plan.

School place provision planning

We review the educational provision in Lancashire to ensure the right number of school places are in the right areas at the right time to meet demand.

Education spending report

Summary of education spending.

Childcare sufficiency

An overview of childcare provision in Lancashire.

Independent Reviewing Officers Annual Report - Children Looked After and Safeguarding

The Independent Reviewing Officer has a crucial role to quality assure practice. April 2012 – March 2013 (PDF 724 KB)

Children and young people's social care representations - annual reports

Annual reports for children and young people's services social care compliments, comments and complaints.

Adoption Ofsted inspection report

Ofsted inspectors spent a number of days with our adoption team in 2011 and have judged it to be "good, with some outstanding features".

Fostering Ofsted inspection report

Ofsted inspectors spent a number of days with our fostering team in 2011 and have judged it to be "outstanding".

Report to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator

Summary of arrangements for school admissions in Lancashire.