Inspection News


Ofsted unveils new safeguarding requirements

Early years settings will need a safeguarding lead practitioner on the premises whenever they are open,...


Ofsted reports on first childminder agency inspection

The first childminder agency to be assessed under the controversial childminder agency initiative has...


Ofsted chief appointment confirmed

Amanda Spielman will be Ofsted’s next chief inspector, the Government has confirmed.


One third of two-year-olds missing out on early years places

‘Tens of thousands’ of poorer two-year-olds are missing out on free early education places and £200 million...