One of the main focuses of the new Ofsted Framework for early year providers is child protection.  The new framework comes into force on the 4th November 2013 and applies to nurseries and childminders who are registered as early years providers. In order for providers to gain an outstanding grade from Ofsted some of the…

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Taken from Assured Safeguarding -For leaders in schools & early years settings below is a definition of what Ofsted is looking for in terms of outstanding safeguarding practice: ‘The school is a leader of high quality practice, ensuring, for example that its procedures are constantly updated to reflect developing technologies. The school has excellent quality assurance and risk assessment…

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