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The home of Ofsted on GOV.UK. Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. We also inspect and regulate service…
Complain about a school - complaints process, when to complain to the Department for Education, the Education Funding Agency or Ofsted.
There are different ways to complain in England depending on whether your…
State schools include: maintained schools academies and free schools Call…
Contact your local council or call your local police on 101 if you think a…
If you want to complain about a school’s SEN support, you should do it…
Follow the school’s complaints process if you believe a school has…
Search for Ofsted inspection reports for childminders and childcare providers, schools, colleges, further education providers, children and families services
Ofsted guidance on inspecting maintained schools and academies in England under the education inspection framework.
Ofsted's Annual Report presents our findings for the areas we inspect in early years childcare, schools, further education and skills and social care.
This framework sets out Ofsted's inspection principles and the main judgements that inspectors make.
How to make a complaint to Ofsted about services we inspect and/or regulate, or about Ofsted’s representatives or service.
This guide provides an overview of the inspection data summary report (IDSR) for primary and secondary schools, including schools with a sixth form and gives guidance on interpreting the data.
Ofsted today announced that it will implement all 4 changes proposed in its recent consultation on post-inspection arrangements and complaints handling.
What social care providers need to know when notifying Ofsted of a serious incident.
You might need to create a new Government Gateway account if you have forgotten both your user ID and password.
How to register as a childminder or nanny: the Ofsted Childcare Register, the Early Years Register, who can register, how to apply.
Tell Ofsted about a serious incident in a children’s home or secure children’s home.
This guide gives a summary of what schools should expect and what they need to do as part of an Ofsted inspection.
Ofsted guidance on inspecting registered early years and childcare providers under the education inspection framework.
You must apply to Ofsted if you want to take up a governance position in a daycare organisation, or if you start living or working in a home where daycare takes place.
Guidance for inspectors on inspecting further education and skills providers under the education inspection framework.
This year’s Annual Report from Ofsted concludes there are reasons for optimism, as education and children’s social care continue to recover from the lingering impact of the pandemic restrictions.
A series of reviews by Ofsted looking at the research evidence currently available about different curriculum subjects.
Information about jobs at Ofsted, including the range of jobs on offer, working as an inspector and finding out about opportunities.
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