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When to complete an EY2 and EY3?

Within the Guide to registration on the Early years register it states clearly that changes must be notified to Ofsted, as set out in the EYFS.


1 Once registered with Ofsted via the Government gateway the EY2 cannot be completed until the Disclosure and Barring service check (DBS), and the DBS update service has been issued.

2 All individuals connected with the registered person including trustee’s (volunteers) must then complete the EY2 online form via the Government Gateway.

3 An EY3 hard copy (see link below for August 2016) must be completed if there are any changes to individuals connected with the registered person, including trustee’s (volunteers). 



The PDF EY3 is completed to inform Ofsted of any changes to names, addresses and any start or leave dates for:

  •  ‘all individuals’ making up an organisation whose sole purpose is to provide early years childcare, including committee members, partners, directors and anyone who works with four or more other people on domestic premises

  • the nominated individual who will represent the organisation in its dealings with Ofsted. This person cannot be the appointed manager, unless the manager is also a member of the governing body.

  • the manager in charge of the day-to-day running of a childcare provision

  • assistants or staff members working with childcare providers on domestic premises

  • assistants working with childminders

 Click on the Links Below:

Free Training for Pre School Learning Alliance members  

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Please see below links to two voluntary charities that provide information and training



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