Regulation and registration of early education and childcare

OfSTED (The Office for Standards in Education) is responsible for the regulation and registration of early education and childcare, including childminders, for children under 8 years of age (where the period of care is for more than two hours in any day).

Details

OfSTED provides a useful 'Parents and Carers' web page which provides information and guidance on the following topics:

Next Steps

Contact OfSTED via their website, telephone or in writing.