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Publications and research

Welcome to the publications and research section. Here you will find a wealth of information from Ofsted's research and inspections, including consultations, thematic reports and statistics.

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Safeguarding children report

The third joint chief inspectors’ review of arrangements to safeguard children and young people

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Leading to excellence

Ofsted's latest report on early years and childcare focuses on leadership and management.

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