#OfstedBigConversation

Welcome to the #OfstedBigConversation

The Ofsted Big Conversation brought together representatives of Early Years Childcare Providers and Ofsted across the UK. It is a voluntary organisation run by sector representatives and the purpose within the Terms of Reference are:

  • To provide a communication forum where providers*, who deliver Early Years care and education, can collectively bring shared areas of concern or common themes they seek further clarification on, to a representative from Ofsted, and receive a timely response.
  • To provide Ofsted an opportunity to give updates on changes and direction of travel and to help dispel Ofsted ‘myths’.

*Providers delivering Early Years care and education, include but are not limited to private, voluntary and independent settings such as day nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and Children’s Centres (collectively called ‘PVI’)”

Sat, January 28, 2017 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Carnarvon Primary School Nursery Road Bingham Nottinghamshire NG13 8EH
    Array:30 Registration, coffee, tea and pastries (room will be open from 9:15) Array:45 Introduction, Review by #OBC Chairperson Array:00 Presentation from ...
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Sat 18 March 2017 09:30am – 1:15pm Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road Liverpool L9 5AS
    Array:30 Registration, coffee, tea and pastries (room will be open from 9:00) Array:45 Introduction to the day by ‪#‎OBC‬ Array:00 presentation from Ofsted – "Inspection ...
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10th March 2017 - 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm Venue: Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club Molineux Stadium Waterloo Road Wolverhampton WV1 4QR Our Agenda is still under development. Gill Jones is however confirmed to attend. 12:00 Registration & Networking, Light Food Available. Tea ...
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You can download the minutes of our meeting here. We have another Open Forum planned for Friday 10th March 2017. We will be creating an event for this shortly ...
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Bain & Company, Inc., 40 Strand, London WC2N 5RW Arrayth October 2016 Agenda Items
  • Welcome
  • Reflections on 'Unknown Children Destined for Disadvantage' report
  • Update on new Ofsted Chair
  • Progress on Ofsted training inspectors
  • EYFS changes (nutrition)
  • British values review
  • Clarification on ...
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Tuesday 4th October 2016, Paint Pots Nurseries, Southampton There were around 50 attendees, comprising providers, local authority representatives, Ofsted colleagues and trainers. Download full report here... ...
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You can download the minutes of our meeting here. We have another meeting planned for 26th January 2017. We will be creating an event for this shortly ...
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Yorkshire/Humber Ofsted Big Conversation: Information and Q&A session with Ofsted St Georges Centre Leeds -28th September 2016 Present for Ofsted: Helen Lane (Regional Senior HMI), Diane Plewinska (EY Senior Officer), Rachael Flesher ( EY HMI) Chair: Anne Kearsley David Ball ...
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A brief report from the West Midlands Open Meeting can be downloaded here. A copy of the slides used by West Midlands Regional Director can be downloaded here. Next Steering Group Meeting 21st October 2016 at The Axis Birmingham 10.30am ...
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17th October 2016 2.00pm - 5.00pm Bain & Company 40 Strand London WC2N 5RW Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Reflections on Unknown Children : Destined for Disadvantage report
  • Update on new Chair
  • Progress on Ofsted training inspectors
  • EYFS changes (nutrition)
  • British values ...
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