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Ofsteds illegal school task force to get additional £1m.

Ofsteds illegal school task force to get additional £1m.

Ofsted is to receive a further £1 million for its “illegal schools taskforce”, as it comes under increasing pressure to root out extremism in unregistered schools.

The watchdog told Schools Week it expects “the same level of funding” as previous years will be “confirmed again shortly” for the next financial year. It had £1 million in both 2016 and 2017.

Ofsted’s unregistered schools team has identified 359 possible illegal settings and conducted 192 inspections since January 2016. Fifty warning notices have been issued, and 38 schools have ceased to operate illegally or closed. A further 12 schools are currently under criminal investigation.

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