Guidance

Inspecting registered childcare providers: information for parents

How Ofsted regulates childcare and what parents should do if they have concerns about their provider.

Documents

Information for parents about Ofsted's role in regulating childcare

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Information for parents about Ofsted's role in regulating childcare

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Detail

This factsheet includes information about:

  • how Ofsted regulates childcare
  • what information is available for parents and carers when choosing childcare, such as Ofsted inspection reports
  • how to raise concerns about a childcare provider