Safeguarding: Early Years and Childcare Providers

Safeguarding children is a key element within the regulation of childcare provision. Childcare providers registered with Ofsted on the Early Years Register must comply with the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage April 2017. Childcare Providers registered on only the Ofsted Childcare Register must comply with all the core requirements including the safeguarding aspects: Childcare Register Requirements.