Inspection News


Inspection tracking tool adds childminder grades

Watchsted now collects inspections for a wider range of early years providers such as childminders, childcare...


Sector voices concerns over paid-for inspections

Nursery owners have stressed that paid-for inspections, while welcome, must not divert Ofsted from inspecting...


Four-fifths of early years providers rated good or above by Ofsted

The early years sector has been praised for the level of good and outstanding Ofsted grades achieved,...


Early years Ofsted reports to be 'shorter and punchier'

Inspection reports are going to be ‘punchier’ from January, Ofsted’s early years chief has said.