Inspection News

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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...

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Ofsted childcare fees set to rise

Childcare minister Sam Gyimah has written to sector organisations to notify them of Government plans...

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First glimpse of new inspections framework shows improvements for childminders

Childminders have performed better than nurseries in initial results from the first two months of the...

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Early years providers leave childcare market

The latest Ofsted statistics reveal that the numbers of both nurseries and childminders have dropped...