Guidance

Inspecting early years providers: framework

This publication was withdrawn on 28 August 2015

This document has been archived as it is no longer current. Please refer to the ‘Common inspection framework: education, skills and early years from September 2015’.

This document is an overview of Ofsted's regulation and inspection of early years providers.

Documents

The framework for the regulation and inspection of provision on the Early Years Register from September 2014

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The framework for the regulation and inspection of provision on the Early Years Register from September 2014

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Detail

The framework explains how Ofsted regulates and inspects providers registered on the Early Years Register and the Childcare Register. It summarises the main features of registration, inspection and enforcement action.