Inspection News


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.


Irish childcare settings will be inspected on their quality of education

Childcare settings in Ireland will be subject to education-focused inspections from next year.


New tool to track early years inspections

A new online tracking tool called Watchsted provides a snapshot of the latest early years inspections...