Guidance

Briefing note: how Ofsted regulates and inspects childcare

Briefing note for magistrates and magistrates’ courts explaining the legal framework for Ofsted’s regulation and inspection of childcare.

Documents

Briefing note for magistrates and magistrates courts in England: the Early Years and Childcare Registers

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Briefing note for magistrates and magistrates courts in England: the Early Years and Childcare Registers

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Detail

This note explains the legal framework for Ofsted’s regulation and inspection of childminders and childcare providers in England.