How long until the next inspection?
Ofsted aims to inspect all new childcare providers within 30 months of registration.
Good or outstanding
We will inspect them at least once within a 6-year window from their last report.
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.