Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. We also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people.
Please contact your local council or call local police on 101 if you're worried about a child who is at risk of being harmed. If the child is in immediate danger, call police on 999. Our helpline is open from 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday). Are you a provider? If so, please use the online notification forms below.
Early years providers: tell Ofsted about an incident
Our helpline is open from 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday). If you have difficulties hearing or speaking on the phone, you can use the Next Generation Text Service. Are you a provider who wants to tell us about an incident? If so, please use the online notification forms above.