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Nursery World's guides to preparing for and shining in Ofsted inspections.


Ofsted chief calls on nurseries to help close the 'word gap'

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman is telling childcare practitioners to read 'time-honoured classics' to children to help solve the problem of four-year-olds starting school unable to communicate....

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Cross-party MPs accuse Ofsted of underperforming

A new damning report from the Public Accounts Committee on Ofsted’s performance calls for the Government...


Ofsted calls for early years experts

Ofsted is calling for academics, researchers and practitioners to apply to take part in a new early years...


Ofsted's report on obesity slammed for ignoring experts

The expert panel who advised Ofsted on its obesity report, claim that the inspectorate has gone against...


'Unfair' disqualification rules for nursery staff removed

The Government has removed the disqualification by association rule for childcare practitioners in non-domestic...