Evidence from research interviews with 208 registered early years providers and maintained nursery schools between 5 and 16 October.


COVID-19 series: briefing on early years 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 is carrying out interim visits to early years providers.

Published 10 November 2020