Keeping children safe

Early Education and Childcare Providers

Departmental advice about information sharing, for people who provide safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.    

Safeguarding practitioners: information sharing advice   

Ofsted framework for early years

This framework sets out the key points inspectors need to consider when inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings. It needs to be read alongside the common inspection framework (CIF) and the individual remit inspection handbooks.

Inspecting safeguarding in early years education and skills 

Common inspection framework

If you have any concerns about the safety of a child or children, please don’t hesitate to report your concerns to us.

Report your concern for a child or children

Useful documents


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