Sector guidance links

Looking for statutory guidance and information relevant to the early years? Find the links you need to support your practice here.

Early Years Inspection Handbook No. 150068

The Common Inspection Framework No.150065

Early years self evaluation form

Early years self evaluation form guidance

Accessing the self evaluation form

Getting it right first time summary

The next steps when a provider is judged inadequate or is not complying with requirements

Parents (poster)

Early Years: guide to the 0 to 25 SEND code of practice

Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills Settings

Working together to safeguard children

DBS Disclosure News

Disclosure and barring Service(DBS) checks for childcare providers who register with Ofsted

Child safety online: A practical guide for parents and carers whose children are using social media

Prevent Duty Guidance for England and Wales

Fundamental British Values in the Early Years

Safeguarding Competency Framework

Safeguarding Reporting Form

NSPCC (Information sharing and confidentiality for practitioners)

NSPCC child protection in England. Reporting your concerns about a child

Disabled children and the Equality Act 2010

Teaching and play in the early years - a balancing act? No. 150085

Food Allergens Labelling