A Gannett Company. AN OFSTED welfare requirements notice has been issued to a nursery/preschool in Wokingham, with requirements needing to be met by Monday. These regulations are set out in the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS). What I know from decades of experience, including from completing hundreds of Ofsted inspections early years, that the key to success is creating and maintaining a culture of excellence. ��Æ�� �P�H� p�w�Ǭܤ'���¶�N�: �b��|7>�. How do you evaluate your early years setting? for the full report, visit reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/16/EY439405. By continuing your navigation, you accept the placement and use of cookies. Hi, Data used in the blog does include out-of-school settings. It often feels like there is always something needing attention; a problem to be solved. As ever, we welcome your thoughts. This is the number of qualified staff, at different qualification levels, an early years setting needs to have in order to meet the needs of all children and ensure their safety. DfE has worked with an expert reference group to develop an early years careers progression map. You’ve accepted all cookies. Social care, residential care and learning, development and support services apprenticeships are not full and relevant for the EYFS staff ratios. Updates to level 3 qualifications early years educator criteria, level 2 early years practitioner apprenticeship standards and level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone. What areas of the EYFS do you need to work on with certain cohorts at the moment? Fortnightly 1:1 coaching by me, your very own early years consultant in order to guide the implementation of systems to make your nursery run like clockwork; be scalable; or just give you peace of mind and time freedom you desire. This includes fulfilling responsibilities to staff by respecting their legal rights, and to the government by operating tax and other systems. From 1 September 2019, all level 2 qualifications must meet the level 2 early years practitioner criteria. Early years compliance handbook March 2019, No. Providers must make sure staff have the appropriate qualifications to count in the ratios, including the need to have at least one staff member trained in paediatric first aid. on 05 September 2018. However, employers can set their own higher qualification requirements when recruiting staff if they wish. What is your process for dealing with parent complaints?