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DoH guidance highlights dangers of plug socket covers

Controversy over the use of plug socket covers in early years settings has arisen again following a Department...

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Ofsted unveils new safeguarding requirements

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

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Ofsted reports on first childminder agency inspection

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

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Ofsted chief appointment confirmed

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