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Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.
This framework sets out Ofsted's inspection principles and the main judgements that inspectors make.
Introduction The education inspection framework (‘the framework’) sets out…
An operational note for Her Majesty’s Inspectors carrying out inspections in state-funded schools from January 2021.
Ofsted guidance on inspecting maintained schools and academies in England 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.
Ofsted guidance on inspecting registered early years and childcare providers under the education inspection framework.
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.
You must tell Ofsted about new people aged 16 or over who live or work in the home you look after children in within 14 days. This includes children who turn 16.
Report incidents at your children's social care service.
Guidance for childminders, nannies, nurseries and people providing other childcare on when/if you need to register with Ofsted, the process, fees and requirements.
You must tell Ofsted if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 at your nursery, childminder business or other day care. You should also tell us if you have to close your setting as a result.
Ofsted-registered childminders, nannies, nurseries and other daycare must use this service to report significant events affecting their childcare within 14 days.
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.
You may need to provide your details if you are connected with a children's social care service.
Find out what information you will need to create and use a Government Gateway account so that you can use Ofsted's services.
The requirements you need to follow if you register with Ofsted to look after children.
You might need to create a new Government Gateway account if you have forgotten both your user ID and password.
An operational note for Her Majesty’s Inspectors carrying out inspection activity of further education and skills providers from January 2021.
Most childcare providers looking after children under the age of 8 must register with Ofsted (or a childminder agency). This chapter explains when you cannot register, and when you do not have to.
Handbook for Ofsted inspectors of further education and skills providers.
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