Inspection News

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Inspection tracking tool adds childminder grades

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

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Sector voices concerns over paid-for inspections

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

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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,...

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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.