How Ofsted regulates childcare and what parents should do if they have concerns about their provider.
This factsheet includes information about:
- how Ofsted regulates childcare
- what information is available for parents and carers when choosing childcare, such as Ofsted inspection reports
- how to raise concerns about a childcare provider
Published 15 January 2013
Last updated 3 February 2021 + show all updates
Updated the ‘Inspections’ section to reflect the 6-year inspection window and added links to published guidance.
Updated links and dates
‘What will you do with the information?’ section updated for first paragraph,