A new handbook written for inspecting registered early years provision required to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage The handbook contains guidance for Ofsted inspectors conducting inspections. It gives clear information on what inspectors must do and it helps providers understand what is expected. This guidance is to be used from 1st … [Read more...] about Early years inspection handbook for inspectors
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Guidance and grade descriptors for inspecting registered early years provision from 1 September 2014 The evaluation schedule provides outline guidance and grade descriptors for the judgements that inspectors will report on when inspecting registered early years providers who deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage. Published: August 2014Age … [Read more...] about Evaluation schedule for inspections of registered early years provision
Information about registration on the Early Years Register. Available document - Guide to registration on the Early Years Register This guidance gives information for applicants wishing to register as a childminder or a childcare provider on domestic or non-domestic premises on the Early Years Register. It explains the process of how to make an … [Read more...] about How to register on the Early Years Register
Each early education setting will need to identify a member of staff to act as the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or SENCO The SENCO's role is to support and advise all the staff with all issues relating to SEND and inclusion. The SENCO will: 1. Be familiar with the SEND Code of Practice 2. Be responsible for the SEND policy and … [Read more...] about The Special Educational Needs Coordinator-SENCO
Guide to registration on the Early Years Register Age group: Birth–5 Published: November 2014 Reference no: 140063 Contents Introduction Before you apply What can prevent you from becoming a childminder or childcare provider? Applying to waive disqualification Help from other agencies The local … [Read more...] about Guide to registration on the Early Years Register
Ofsted inspection documents for Early years settings 1.A guide to inspections of provision on Ofsted’s Early Years and Childcare Registers Available document : Are you ready for your inspection. 2. Inspecting Early Years Providers- guidance for Ofsted inspectors Available document - Conducting Early Years Inspections from sept 2014 3. … [Read more...] about Documents relating to Ofsted’s inspection of early years providers.