Early Years Inspection Handbook (EIF)

Ofsted guidance on inspecting registered early years and childcare providers under the education inspection framework, for use from September 2019.
Published 14th May 2019 for implementation in September 2019

You can download a PDF Copy from the link below: 

Early Years Inspection Handbook for Ofsted Registered Provisions

Source: GOV.UK     

Additional Links: 
Education Inspection Framework
(Web Page) Ofsted’s new education inspection framework for 2019 applies to maintained schools and academies, non-association independent schools, further education and skills providers and early years settings.
Published 16 January 2019
Last updated 14 May 2019


Added 11th July – The Ofsted School Inspection Handbook
Guidance for inspecting schools under the common inspection framework, with a mythbuster document on common misconceptions.
Published 14th May 2019

You can download a PDF Copy from the link below: 

School Inspection Handbook

Source: GOV.UK   


Source: Nursery World / Inspection for Schools by Kate Irvine  

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