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This guidance is for inspectors and services registered only on the Childcare Register. It includes information on what happens before, during and after an inspection.
For information on how Ofsted inspects those who are only on the Early Years Register or who are on both the Childcare and the Early Years Register, please refer to the Early Years Inspection Handbook.