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Care

How do I find a childminder or childcare provider?

How do I find a report for a childminder or childcare provider?

Who deals with questions from prospective and current childminders and childcare providers, parents and the public?

What do I do if I have a complaint or concern about my childcare?

How do I become a childminder?

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Complaints

What do I do if I have a complaint or concern about my childcare?

How do I make a complaint about a school?

How do I make a complaint about a college?

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Education

How do I find school reports?

My school’s (or college’s) details are incorrect on the Ofsted website – how do I get them changed?

When will a school's report be available from the school?

When will a school's report be on the website?

The report should be on the site now – why isn't it?

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Ofsted's newsletters and email alerts

What has happened to the email alert service?

How can I subscribe for newsletter updates?

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Outstanding providers

We have been judged Outstanding; when can we use the outstanding logo on our stationery and signage?

Who may use the Outstanding provider logo?

How long can the logo be used for?

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RAISEonline

What is RAISEonline?

Who can access RAISEonline?

How do I access RAISEonline?

Does our school have to use RAISEonline?

How does RAISEonline fit with Ofsted's inspection arrangements?

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Website help

Why have links from my website or PC to Ofsted inspection reports, web pages or publications stopped working?

How do I get the best out of the search tool on this website?

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