How Do You Inform Ofsted Changes?

What do I need to inform Ofsted about?

All providers must inform OFSTED, without delay, of any allegations of serious harm or abuse by any person living, working, or looking after children at the premises (whether that allegation relates to harm or abuse committed on the premises or elsewhere), or any other abuse which is alleged to have taken place on the ….

You must: make sure your premises and equipment are safe and suitable for childcare. make sure that no-one can enter the premises without the knowledge of someone looking after children. have a suitable place to prepare food, if you provide it; any food you provide must be properly prepared, wholesome and nutritious.

Who can be a nominated person for Ofsted?

The nominated individual must be a member of the organisation’s governing body. This person cannot be the appointed manager, unless the manager is also a member of the governing body10. 47.

What do Ofsted look for in childminders?

For childminders already registered, your inspection will be graded. Ofsted inspection of early years providers will focus on children’s education and their personal and emotional development and the progress children make in their learning. The results of the graded inspections are published on the Ofsted website.

What is the purpose of Riddor?

RIDDOR is the law that requires employers, and other people in charge of work premises, to report and keep records of: work-related accidents which cause deaths. work-related accidents which cause certain serious injuries (reportable injuries)

What is capital Culture Eyfs?

“Cultural capital is the essential knowledge that children need to prepare them for their future success. It is about giving children the best possible start to their early education. … “Some children arrive at an early years setting with different experiences from others, in their learning and play.

How do I notify Ofsted of changes?

The best way is to email or you can complete the Ofsted notification form (EY3) which you can download from here.

What is notifiable to Ofsted?

You must report to Ofsted if a child suffers any loss of sight, whether it is temporary or permanent. You must also tell us about any: penetrating injury to the child’s eye. chemical or hot metal burn to the child’s eye.

What is Ofsted responsible for?

Ofsted’s role is to make sure that organisations providing education, training and care services in England do so to a high standard for children and students. Every week, we carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England and publish the results online.

Who inspects nurseries in England?

OfstedOfsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect and regulate services that care for children including childminders, registered nannies, nurseries, pre-schools, schools and FE colleges in England.

What do Ofsted inspectors look for?

In schools, inspectors will look at how a school contributes to pupils’ broader development, including development of their character, good citizenship skills and resilience.

How do Ofsted deal with complaints?

If you complain, we will review the information you provide and decide what to do. We may carry out an immediate inspection, ask the provider to take action or work with other agencies to look at any issues. However, we will not contact you to let you know the outcome.

What are the 4 Ofsted categories?

Currently, there are four overall judgements that Ofsted can reach about schools: Outstanding; Good; Requires Improvement; and Inadequate.

What do Ofsted look for in safeguarding?

Inspectors should consider the content, application and effectiveness of safeguarding policies and procedures and the quality of safeguarding practice, including evidence that staff are aware of the signs that children or learners may be at risk of harm either within the setting or in the family or wider community …

Can I report a school to Ofsted?

Ofsted has limited legal powers to consider complaints about schools. Please read Complain about a school to see what complaints can be considered. Please provide an email or postal address on page 6 so that Ofsted can respond to you directly about your concerns.

What is a nominated person Ofsted?

Nominated individual of a daycare The ‘nominated individual’ will usually complete the application for schools or daycare organisations owned by a company or group. To be the nominated individual of a group, you must be one of the registered individuals who is chosen to represent them and the daycare with Ofsted.

How do I change my nominated person Ofsted?

The existing nominated individual or a member of the governing body should notify Ofsted of any change to the nominated individual. They can do this via our general helpline 0300 1231231 or via email to

How can I speak to Ofsted?

So the simple route through the phone system is: Phone: 0300 123 1231 > Press 3 (Provider) > Press 1 (EY) or 5 (no letters before URN or ‘VC’) > Select nature of enquiry > transferred to an adviser. Nice and easy then!

Can I complain Ofsted anonymously?

Generally Ofsted will need to give a parent’s name to the school or early years setting to investigate properly, which may affect their relationship with the school. (You can complain anonymously but this may restrict what Ofsted can do for you.)

How do you Whistleblow to Ofsted?

If you’re an employee at a children’s social care organisation and you want to whistleblow to Ofsted:call our whistleblowing hotline on 0300 1233155 (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)email to: WBHL, Ofsted, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD.

What to do if a child has an accident at nursery?

In case your child is injured in an accident in nursery school, irrespective of the reason or who was at fault, the first thing you should do is take your child to the doctor to get his or her wounds treated and to get a thorough check-up to determine the extent of the injury.