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Last updated on 10 November 2016
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School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary

How is early years provision in a school inspected? This article summarises information in the School Inspection Handbook and includes advice from an Ofsted representative and two of our associate education experts. It also looks at what issues inspectors will consider.

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  1. Early years provision receives a separate judgement
  2. What will inspectors consider?
  3. Inspection of provision for two-year-olds
  4. Grade descriptors for the early years provision
  5. Impact of early years provision on other judgements

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