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The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) regulates childminders, childcare providers and children’s social care providers under the Childcare Act 2006 (ChA 2006) (childminders and childcare providers) and the Care Standards Act 2000 (CSA 2000) (children’s social care providers) and the regulations made under this legislation. ChA 2006 and CSA 2000 set out Ofsted’s powers and duties relating to the inspection and regulation of:
children’s social care providers
and the powers it has to enforce compliance with the law. There are additional powers for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector in the Education and Inspections Act 2006.
Ofsted is charged with the protection of children and young people. The regulator has a duty to ensure that only those people who are suitable or fit for registration are included on the register.
The Chief Inspector at Ofsted has a duty to maintain two registers:
the Early Years register
the general childcare register
The Early Years register is a register of childminders and Early Years providers for children from birth up to 1 September after their fifth birthday.
The general childcare register is in two parts:
part A for the compulsory registration of providers of childcare for children from 1 September after their fifth birthday up to the age of eight
part B is for the voluntary registration of providers
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