Minor updates to all SCCIF handbooks including additional guidance for inspectors in the ‘Listening and talking to children and young people’ sections and updated guidance in the ‘Conduct during inspections’ sections.
Updated with link to new secure children's homes SCCIF.
Minor update to the evaluation criteria describing inadequate effectiveness of leaders and managers (section 5.3) within in the SCCIF for the inspection of children’s homes and secure children’s homes.
Minor updates to 7 framework manuals (no changes to residential provision of further education colleges).
The information about monitoring visits for boarding schools and residential special schools and residential provision of further education colleges has been rewritten.