Inspection News


DoH guidance highlights dangers of plug socket covers

Controversy over the use of plug socket covers in early years settings has arisen again following a Department...


Ofsted unveils new safeguarding requirements

Early years settings will need a safeguarding lead practitioner on duty whenever they are open, Ofsted...


Ofsted reports on first childminder agency inspection

The first childminder agency to be assessed under the controversial childminder agency initiative has...


Ofsted chief appointment confirmed

Amanda Spielman will be Ofsted’s next chief inspector, the Government has confirmed.