Welcome to the Provider Landing page. You will find all relevant details and updates on this page as well as a range of useful downloads at the bottom of the page which you may find useful. If you have any requests for certain information that you would like to see on here, please give us a call as we want this to be your main support page. We have three other pages built just for childcare providers linked below. Please do make good use of these regularly updated webpages as these should become your main point of call.
Below is the link for you to access the provider portal where you can record children and parent information for funding purposes. The provider portal is also where you can complete quick update forms and staffing records. You must also inform Ofsted about any changes to your address, telephone number or email address. You can read the guidance we have put together on using the portal in the downloads section at the bottom of this page.
I'm interested in becoming a childcare provider – how do I get advice?
Our Families Information Service gives advice to anyone who wants to start offering childcare in Derby. Whether you want to be a childminder or would like to set up a day nursery, pre-school playgroup or out of school club, the Families Information Service can help.
The Families Information Service runs briefing sessions where you can find out how to apply to become a registered childcare provider and what support and training is available.
If you would like to contact Ofsted with any other queries the contact number is 0300 123 1231.