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Ofsted meets nursery owner over ‘cultural diversity’ downgrading

The owner of a Lincolnshire nursery which was downgraded from ‘outstanding’ for failing to teach children...

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Ofsted to bring early years inspections in-house

Early years organisations have unanimously welcomed Ofsted’s decision to bring early years inspections...

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Pre-school fights Ofsted downgrade on mobile phone use

Managers of a pre-school stripped of its Outstanding status after reported failings with mobile phone...

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New framework for childminder agency inspection released

Childminding agencies will either be judged as ‘effective’ or ‘non-effective’ by Ofsted during their...