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Ofsted inspection: early years provision

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Last updated on 12 August 2016
School types: Maintained, Special, Academy · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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How is early years provision inspected? We look at the School Inspection Handbook and set out how early years provision is inspected. We also look at provision for two-year-olds, what inspectors will consider and how the effectiveness of early years provision affects other key judgements.

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  1. 1 Early years provision receives a separate judgement
  2. 2 What will inspectors consider?
  3. 3 Inspection of provision for two-year-olds
  4. 4 Grade descriptors for the early years provision
  5. 5 Impact of early years provision on other judgements

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