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Criticism of downgrading of Little Ducklings by OFSTED.

Criticism of downgrading of Little Ducklings by OFSTED.

A nursery in Brighton had its Ofsted rating downgraded after it was found staff did not know how to protect children from adopting extreme views and potentially being radicalised.

The decision provoked anger among parents and a local councillor who criticised it as “absolutely ludicrous” and called for the state to “let children be children”.

A periodic Ofsted review lowered Little Ducklings’ rating from “outstanding” to “requires improvement” after finding a number of failings at the preschool.

It censured the nursery for not having an adequate understanding of how to safeguard children, who are aged between two and five at the nursery, from adopting extreme views and said staff must improve their knowledge of the government’s Prevent strategy.

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