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Registering with Ofsted

Registering with Ofsted

Before you register with Ofsted to become a childcare provider, you should make sure you’re ready by:

  • contacting the Early Years Advisory Team
  • checking all documentation, policy and procedures and EYFS requirements are in place
  • checking that you have adequate staffing levels and suitably qualified staff are in place
  • ensuring that you are ready to receive children the day after your inspection
  • making sure adequate resources are available and that your environment suitable for the age range of children you are caring for

After you've applied for registration

The council will be informed by Ofsted of your proposal to register as a childcare provision.

Last Updated 18/03/2021

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