Inspection News

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Graduate settings have little impact on children's outcomes

New research finds that attending an outstanding nursery, or one with graduate staff, has a limited...

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Ofsted trials Facebook page for childminders

Ofsted has launched a Facebook page to help demystify the process of registering as a childminder.

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Childcare red tape review reveals confusion and high cost of regulation

Paperwork costs childcare providers more than £17m a year, a Government review into cutting red tape...

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Ofsted probes behaviour link to later learning

Ofsted is to collect additional evidence on behaviour as part of inspections to find out how the early...