Collection

Ofsted inspections of local authority children's services

Documents relating to Ofsted's inspections of local authority children's services.

Local authority inspections: single inspection framework

  1. Inspecting local authority children's services: guidance for providers

    • Guidance
  2. Inspecting local authority children's services: guidance for inspectors

    • Guidance
  3. Inspecting local authority children's services: framework

    • Guidance

Monitoring inadequate local authorities

  1. Local authority children’s services judged inadequate: guidance for inspectors

    • Guidance
  2. Local authority children’s services judged inadequate: examples of common weaknesses

    • Guidance

Local authority inspections: targeted

There is also a joint inspections of local area services collection with documents and reports for joint targeted inspections by Ofsted, Care Quality Commission, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and HM Inspectorate of Probation.

  1. Ofsted targeted inspections of local authority services for children in need of help and protection

    • Guidance
  2. Ofsted inspections: child sexual exploitation and missing children

    • Guidance

Safeguarding

  1. Safeguarding concerns: guidance for inspectors

    • Guidance

Social care

  1. Social care: guidance for Ofsted staff

    • Guidance