Forms and guidance

In this section you can find out more about how we inspect and regulate services. You can also read or print associated forms and guidance, such as inspection frameworks, guidance booklets and explanatory leaflets.

Choose a link from the list of services we inspect, below, for more.

Care and local services

Education and skills


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Ofsted inspects

Ofsted inspects draws on best practice from across Ofsted and will provide a consistent and coherent approach to our work. It sets out the principles of inspection and regulation and the overarching arrangements for all Ofsted inspections.

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School self-evaluation

Tellus2 survey 2007

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Information on the Early Years Foundation Stage

Find out more about the EYFS, find answers to the common questions, and access the online or offline forms.

Find out more about the EYFS