Ofsted News | Early Years June 2020

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Advisory Teacher EYFS & EYFS Moderation Manager, Sharon Rose on behalf of Ofsted. This is for the attention of the Early Years Sector.

COVID-19 Updates

Ofsted | COVID-19 Rolling Update - This sets out our guidance and information relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers. We are updating it regularly. If you need to see what we've added since you last checked it, you can select 'history' on the page and this lists all the updates.

All Ofsted

Ofsted Pen Portraits of Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMIs) - Updated HMI pen portraits for the South East, North West, West Midlands and London.


New Teacher Training Inspections to Focus on the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Curriculum - Ofsted publishes a New ITE Framework and Handbook bringing ITE inspections in line with the education inspection framework (EIF). The Outcome of the Recent Consultation and an Updated Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement have also been published.

Ofsted Wins Landmark Prosecution Case of School that Breached Conditions - A school, prohibited from admitting more students, was found in breach of its operating conditions and fined at Luton Magistrates' Court on 27 May.
State-Funded School Inspections and Outcomes | Management Information - Published management information as at 31 May 2020.

Early Years and Childcare

Childminders | Tell Ofsted About Adults Leaving the Home - You must tell Ofsted when anyone aged 16 or over stops living or working in the home where you look after children.
Consented Addresses for Childminders and Domestic Childcare - Updated consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare as at 31 May 2020.
Childcare Providers and Inspections as at 31 March 2020 - This release includes registered childcare providers and places, inspection outcomes, and joiners and leavers as at 31 March 2020.