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Information about early years and childcare

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Latest news: Early years and childcare

  • Children’s Book Week

    05 Oct 2011

    Children’s Book Week, between 3 and 9 October, is a national celebration of reading for children of primary school age.

  • Ten years for early years

    26 Sep 2011

    This September marks 10 years since Ofsted took over the responsibility for regulating and inspecting all registered early years childminding and childcare settings in 2001.

  • Official statistics released

    09 Sep 2011

    Ofsted has released updated statistics about the outcomes of inspections in learning and skills providers, early years and childcare registered providers, social care providers and children's centres.