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Childcare and early years: Total (6)

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Early years registered providers inspections outcomes

This page has statistics for the inspection of early years registered providers in England since the introduction of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) on 1 September 2008. The EYFS is the regulatory and quality framework for the provision of learning, development and care for children between birth and the end of the academic year in which they turn five (0–5).

The publications are interactive excel spreadsheets that show figures at local authority, government office region and national level.

Links to previous figures are below – please note that these earlier spreadsheets are not interactive.

Quality of childcare

Quality of nursery education

  • 29 Jul 2010
  • Ref 20090018
  • Ofsted

Quality of childcare

This page has statistics for the quality of childcare in England from March 2005 to August 2008. Childcare provisions include all provisions which offer care for children under the age of 8 for a specified duration and are thus inspected under the Childrens Act.

The March 2005 statistics cover the first cycle of inspections.

The September 2006 statistics are the first information from the second cycle.

For statistics from September 2008 onwards please go to the registered childcare inspection outcomes page. Please read the summary on the page first as it explains what these new statistics are.

  • 06 May 2009
  • Ref 20060004
  • Ofsted

Quality of nursery education provision

This page has statistics for the quality of nursery education in England from March 2005 to August 2008. This includes all providers offering nursery education, for which funding is provided.

The March 2005 statistics cover the first cycle of inspections.

The September 2006 statistics are the first information from the second cycle.

For statistics from September 2008 onwards please go to the registered childcare inspection outcomes page. Please read the summary on the page first as it explains what these new statistics are.

  • 06 May 2009
  • Ref 20060005
  • Ofsted

Registered childcare providers and places in England - December 2008 onwards

Ofsted has a database of registered childcare providers in England, including the maximum number of places a provider may offer at any one time. This page has figures for December 2008 onwards. The data is available as an interactive excel spreadsheet.

Links to previous figures are below – please note that their spreadsheets are not interactive.

March 2003 - June 2006 figures

September 2006 - August 2008 figures

  • 29 Jul 2010
  • Ref 20090002
  • Ofsted

Registered childcare providers and places in England: March 2003-June 2006

Ofsted has a database of registered childcare providers in England, including the maximum number of places a provider may offer at any one time. This page has figures for March 2003–June 2006.

  • 19 Dec 2003
  • Ref 20060902
  • Ofsted

Registered childcare providers and places in England: September 2006 to August 2008

Ofsted has a database of registered childcare providers in England, including the maximum number of places a provider may offer at any one time. This page has figures for September 2006 onwards.

  • 28 Apr 2008
  • Ref 20060002
  • Ofsted