Inspection News


Ofsted scraps plan to remove childminders from statistics

Ofsted has ditched plans to omit data on childminder numbers and places from official figures.


Guide to Ofsted’s new common inspection framework

The new common inspection framework applies to all education inspections and will come into force from...


Ofsted set for radical overhaul to unite education inspections

Early years settings, schools and colleges will be inspected under a new common inspection framework...


Children's centres: Why are inspection grades suffering?

The latest Ofsted results for children's centres suggest that performance is poor in comparison to other...