How long until the next inspection?
Everyone on the Early Years Register is inspected within the first 30 months after they register.
Good or outstanding
We inspect them at least once in every 4-year period.
We inspect them within 12 months of the latest inspection.
We inspect them within six months of the latest inspection.
We give notice to childcare services, including nurseries, pre-schools and playgroups, around midday on the working day before the inspection.
We call childminders and nannies no more than five days before the inspection.
We can also inspect without notice.