Evidence from assurance visits to social care providers and focused visits to local authorities between 8 September and 15 October.


COVID-19 series: briefing on children’s social care providers, October 2020

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On 17 March 2020, all routine inspections were suspended due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

As part of our phased return to routine inspection, Ofsted has been carrying out assurance visits to children’s social care providers.

We have also been carrying out focused visits to local authorities (LAs).

Published 10 November 2020