Published 29 November 2017
Last updated 18 September 2020
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18 September 2020
In the section on ILACS focused visits during the restart of routine inspection, we added information about identifying areas for priority action and two items to the information request.
17 August 2020
Updated the framework, setting out arrangements for focused visits in light of the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). Also converted documents to a more accessible format.
9 August 2019
We have updated Annex A: Child-level data: additional guidance and template, a summary of all changes can be found at the end of the document.
12 April 2019
Updated framework document - a summary of the changes made is included at the end of the framework.
14 December 2018
A summary of the changes made is on the penultimate page of the framework.
28 November 2018
Updated the 'How to use the local authority inspection sharing site' document to include details of how to receive and use verification codes.
14 September 2018
Updated the framework - there is a summary of changes at the end of the document.
5 April 2018
Published 'Talking to...' inspection privacy notices for children and young people and parents/carers.
27 March 2018
Added guidance on sharing files with Ofsted during inspections of local authority children's services.
9 February 2018
Annex B updated and new annex added (Annex C) about inspections where a local authority is part of a regional adoption agency.
29 November 2017