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Search for Ofsted inspection reports for childminders and childcare providers, schools, colleges, further education providers, children and families services
This framework sets out Ofsted's inspection principles and the main judgements that inspectors make.
Complain about a school or childminder - complaints process, when to complain to the Department for Education, the Education Funding Agency or Ofsted
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.
Ofsted guidance on inspecting registered early years and childcare providers under the education inspection framework.
Guidance for childminders, nannies, nurseries and people providing other childcare on when/if you need to register with Ofsted, the process, fees and requirements.
This guide gives an overview of the inspection data summary report (IDSR) for primary and secondary schools, along with information to help interpret the charts.
How to register as a childminder or nanny: the Ofsted Childcare Register, the Early Years Register, who can register, how to apply
Ofsted's new education inspection framework applies to maintained schools and academies, non-association independent schools, further education and skills providers and early years settings.
How to make a complaint to Ofsted about services we inspect and/or regulate, or about Ofsted’s staff or service.
Ofsted's Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman discusses the quality of education, training and care services in England at the launch of Ofsted's Annual Report today.
How to get a criminal records check if you want to look after children for a living: who needs a check, what it costs and how long it takes.
Information about jobs at Ofsted, including the range of jobs on offer, working as an inspector and finding out about opportunities.
Ofsted's Annual Report examines the quality of schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills.
The requirements you need to follow if you register with Ofsted to look after children.
Guidance for childminder assistants, people living or working with a childminder, committee members and other people associated with Ofsted-registered childcare.
How to register if you want to look after children at home as a childminder, including what you need to do before you apply, fees, and working elsewhere for up to half your time.
Ofsted seeks your views on our proposals for changes to the initial teacher education inspection framework and handbook September 2020.
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