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Are you Ready for Your Inspection? (two sessions)

Event code EYC 21/185 
Event description This course is accredited with the CPD Certification Service, the largest and most recognised CPD training accreditation service in the UK. For further details on the service please go to:

This course supports Early Years Managers and Leaders in understanding the current Ofsted inspection framework. Using the Ofsted documentation it explores the main elements of the inspection process and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on your current practice and provision in preparation for inspection.

"A better understanding of the new framework and gave my Deputy and myself ideas and areas we can improve on. We feel more confident about our next inspection and what the inspector will be looking for." delegate evaluation

"I now have an insight into the Ofsted Inspection process and I am more familiar with the documentation that informs the inspection process. I have evaluated our current practice and provision in preparation for our next inspection" delegate evaluation

Please take the following documents with you to the training session:
Early Years Inspection Handbook September 2019
Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation stage 2020
Inspecting safeguarding in the early years, education and skills settings September 2019

This session will run as an interactive Zoom session. Delegates will be sent the link no later than 24 hours before the start date. Please ensure you are able to access Zoom at least 1 hour prior to the session. Please note that these are not recorded and therefore not available to watch at a later date and delegates need to attend as a live session.

If you have not used Zoom before and require helpful tips, we recommend having a look at these:

How to join a Zoom meeting for delegates

Join a test meeting to familiarise yourself

Participants who are unable to install Zoom can join our training using the Zoom web client on their desktop web browser. The Join from your browser link will appear after the user clicks on the link to join the meeting. 
Training objectives • Understand the Ofsted inspection process
• Know and understand the documentation that informs the inspection process
• Evaluate current practice and provision in relation to the inspection process. 
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Subject areas EYFS General
Target audience
Childminder - Eligible / Childminder - Registered / Childminder Assistant / Deputy Manager / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager
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Qualification level
Zoom course, use own computer, XXX XXX map
Training Provider TEP - EYC Improvements and Standards - CPD Accredited
Admin contact Joanne Hawker (
Tracey Wilson
Part of SLA? No
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Funding information This event is chargeable
20% VAT will be added at point of invoice
Start date Tuesday 28 September 2021
Times 09:30-12:30
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions. Click here to view session information.