What Ofsted will do after being informed of certain concerns about children’s social care services.
Ofsted’s previous whistleblowing policy only covered safeguarding in local authority children’s services.
This policy covers all matters relating to the inspection and regulation of children’s social care:
See also ‘Whistleblowing about safeguarding in local authority children’s services’.
Raising concerns with Ofsted about providers in other remits
Schools and childcare
For further reading, see:
Further education and skills
When Ofsted receives a concern about a further education and skills provider, such as a college, we usually pass the information on to the appropriate funding body to consider and take action.