The Early Years Team analyse Ofsted Inspection reports to identify trends which we hope settings will find useful

Ofsted Inspection Trends

September 2016/17 - Reflection  questions updated August 2017           

The results of analysis of the Ofsted Inspection actions/recommendations show that the top 6 trends are:

  • Sharing information with parents
  • Sharing information with other agencies 
  • Effective supervision
  • Promoting Childrens Independence
  • Communication and Language
  • Observation, planning and assessment 

 We have collated some samples of questions that have been highlighted at feedback by Ofsted inspectors as areas for improvement.   Download