Quality and Training Team


Downloadable content and useful documentation for all Early Years providers

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As the Quality Improvement Team we have devised a range of templates and documents to help support the sector. These can be used as examples to develop your own formats, or modified to be made relevant for your particular setting. Please select from the headings below to browse content currently available.

Please see below downloadable content from the Quality Improvement Framework (please get in touch if you would also like a hard copy of the framework file- details can be found below). Please note, all of these sections are currently being reviewed to ensure they are all up to date. 
1. Quality Improvement and Audits

2. Safeguarding

3. Observation, Assessment, Planning

4. Environment

5. Data protection and Record keeping

6. Training

7. Supervision and Appraisal

8. Partnership Working

9. Funding

10. SEND- please use the link in the ‘SEND Documentation’ section for up to date paperwork.

11. Family Information Service (FIS)
Please see below downloadable content with regards to effectively completing two year progress checks. Completing children’s two year progress check is a statutory requirement.

Two Year Progress Check template updated June 21
Please see below a range of audits that can be used to assess your provision. These can help to improve quality as well as serving as a relevant self-evaluation exercise.

Safeguarding Audit Updated November 2021

Environmental Audit 13th October 2020

Please see below documents to help support in preparing for your first inspection, or re-inspection.

Pre- Inspection Audit

Potential Ofsted Inspection Questions

Please see below documents which will help support the observation, assessment and planning processes in your setting.

EYFS Tracker

Observation Sheet

Observation Sheet Example

Observation Monitoring Form

Simple Weekly Plan

Simple Weekly Plan Example

Summative Assessment

Summative Assessment Example

Please see here relevant Early Years guidance documents.

EYFS Statutory Framework 2017

EYFS Statutory Framework, Sep 21
Please see below relevant documents with regards to safeguarding procedures within your setting.


Please use the link below to access the Local Offer for all up to date SEND documentation. 


Do you have a Wirral Quality Improvement File?

Ask your locality Quality Improvement and Training Officer...

Hard copies of the Wirral Quality Improvement Tool are available for all early years settings. They contain lots of templates, useful information and guidance so please ask if you need a copy.

Can’t find a template you need? Is there a document you’d find useful but isn’t available? Please use the contact form below to let us know.