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Inspection of nurseries

Nurseries and play schools are regularly inspected for the following:

  • Child/teacher ratio
  • Teaching space
  • Sanitary accommodation
  • Washing and drinking facilities
  • Lighting and ventilation
  • Health and Safety

Additionally, those nurseries preparing meals for consumption by the children must also comply fully with the requirements of the Food Hygiene Regulations 1970. If the meals are pre-prepared at an offsite kitchen, then that premises must also be inspected and checked for compliance with the same regulations. Both the external and nursery kitchens must be registered as a food premises using the form here.