Resource Type Care Inspectorate Publication

A quality framework for mainstream boarding schools and school hostels

The primary purpose of this quality framework is to support services to evaluate their own performance.  It is then used by inspectors to provide independent assurance about the quality of care and support.  By setting out what we expect to see in a high-quality service, we can also help support improvement. 

Within the framework we have included a scrutiny toolbox, which provides examples of the scrutiny actions we may use in evaluating the quality of provision.  The resources listed are key practice documents that we think will help care services in their own improvement journey.  

Download the quality framework from the links below.

School care accommodation

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Browse all resources

Browse resources including guidance, research and other publications, as well as bespoke resources relating to Early Learning and Childcare and Self-directed Support

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