📣Our Preparing for Inspection HOT TOPIC page has now been updated…
…following the publication of the NEW Quality Framework for the daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare for Scottish providers…
AND the release of our NEW Service Evaluation Resources!
For providers in Scotland the Care Inspectorate’s Quality Framework for the daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare sets out what inspectors expect to see in high-quality care and learning and aims to support providers with self-evaluation.
For providers in England Ofsted’s Early years inspection handbook explains the the main activities that inspectors undertake when they carry out inspections and lays down the criteria for final grade judgements.
Follow our top tips to ensure you are inspection ready and you have thoroughly evaluated every aspect of your service in time for the big day!
✔ Understand the Inspection Process
✔ Self-Reflect and Evaluate
✔ Check your paperwork
✔ Refresh your legislation and national guidance knowledge
✔ Think about children’s wellbeing, interests and learning.
✔ Prepare staff / assistants and your own family members.
✔ Prepare children and families
✔ Check your menu
✔ Prepare Activities
✔ Check what is on display
✔ Tidy Up
Find bundles of resources to help you manage, evaluate and show off your OUTSTANDING service!
Resource packs are available as individual downloads OR become a MindingKids Member for UNLIMITED ACCESS to ALL our OUTSTANDING RESOURCES!