Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings: guidance for inspectors undertaking inspection under the common inspection framework

Author:
OFSTED
Publisher:
OFSTED
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
34
Place of publication:
Manchester

This guidance outlines the key points Ofsted inspectors need to consider when inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings. It sets out: safeguarding and inspectors’ responsibilities; definition of safeguarding; the signs of successful safeguarding arrangements; the evidence to look for when inspecting safeguarding arrangements, including inspecting how effectively leaders and governors create a safeguarding culture, arrangements for staff recruitment and vetting, the quality of safeguarding practice, and arrangements for handling serious incidents and allegations; arriving at judgements about safeguarding arrangements; and inspecting and reporting on safeguarding concerns. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
safeguarding children, early years education, regulation, inspection, education;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
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