Inspection News


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...


Ofsted trials Facebook page for childminders

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


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...


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...