What does Safeguarding mean in Inspection? An (ex) Inspectors insight…

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There is nothing more important to the childcare industry than safeguarding.  Here are the things that inspectors will be looking for: Safeguarding means keeping children safe. This is divided into two clear parts, risks in the environment in which children play and learn and risks of abuse that may occur wherever children live and learn. […]

How well are the Integrated Reviews going?

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 NHS Digital and Ofsted collaborated on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3) and analysed the results. They analysed data gathered following the two year old assessments that all nursery staff are very familiar with. Disappointingly only 12% of eligible children took part — but their outcomes were improving. When there is a smaller sample, statistical […]