Ofsted inspects and regulates to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.

Ofsted brings together the wide experience of four inspectorates to make a greater difference for every child, and for all young people and adult learners, in England.

Please use the link below to access a leaflet which summarises Ofsted's work.

Inspections and regulatory visits

Details of all the reports and ratings can be found on the Ofsted website:

All services for Children and Young People and their families including childminding, day care, schools and colleges are inspected periodically by Ofsted and reports can be found by accessing the following link:

You can find more detailed explanations of which services they inspect and regulate, and how, and the latest guidance documents in Ofsted's:

Useful links to specific areas within the Ofsted website


  • Tel: 0300 123 4234
  • Address: Ofsted, Picadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD
Last updated: 06 November 2023 10:04:45

Did you find this page helpful?