In this blog, we explore the challenges of getting primary pupils back on track with reading. We look at: some useful principles for making sure that all pupils catch up quickly the term fidelity and how it can be most …
We're happy to invite you to hear directly from Ofsted in our summer webinars. We wanted to start by thanking everyone who attended or watched our schools webinars in spring. So far this year we've hosted webinars looking at: EIF …
Today, we’ve launched a new early years blog, for everyone who works in the early years sector. We will use the new blog to help raise understanding of different types of early years and childcare providers, as well as bust …
Gill Jones, Deputy Director, Schools and Early Education, on our update of the early years inspection handbooks.
Gill Jones, our Deputy Director for Early Education, sets out how we look at early reading and phonics teaching as part of our new inspections.
New inspection reports site makes it easier to find the report of your choice.
This blog looks at how staff qualifications contribute to overall quality of the sector and how that varies across different areas of deprivation. We also consider why the picture is complex and recognise the need for further work.
A day in the life of an early years inspector
Gill Jones, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Early Years, on the new guide that aims to bust some of the myths around early years' inspections.
With children under the age of five being cared for and taught in a range of different settings, often with slightly differing regulatory requirements, it’s not surprising that we frequently get questions about expectations around safeguarding.