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Last updated on 5 February 2018
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Can we set up a nursery without registering with Ofsted? In this article, we look at when early years providers need to register on the early years register or childcare register. We also look at whether early years providers, including schools, are required to employ qualified teachers.

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  1. Ofsted registration requirements
  2. Which providers are exempt?
  3. School-based early years provision: Ofsted registration requirements 
  4. Must early years providers employ a qualified teacher?

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