Early years: Leading to excellence report finds under fives get better start in life, but there is still more to do
Ofsted’s latest report on early years and childcare focuses on leadership and management. It reveals encouraging progress over the last three years.
Almost all providers (97%) now meet national standards – with Ofsted inspections and recommendations playing an important role in this success. However, the report also highlights a wide range in the quality of provision across the country.
The report includes practical resources to help practitioners further improve their work with children within the Early Years Foundation Stage.