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    Default RAG - Local Authority rating

    I have been asked by a few members who live in LAs where the RAG rating is used to help them put together an evidence file.

    However, until they have been rated they are a bit sketchy on the details...

    If anyone who has had a RAG rating is free to have a chat with me about it I would really appreciate it.

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    I have had 2 RAGs now in my area we get a folder with all the criteria you get marked against so its easy to go though each section and see what evidence you need. Some parts you have to talk through your evidence as you can't have physical evidence if that makes sense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pixie dust View Post
    I have had 2 RAGs now in my area we get a folder with all the criteria you get marked against so its easy to go though each section and see what evidence you need. Some parts you have to talk through your evidence as you can't have physical evidence if that makes sense.
    Thanks for that info Pixie Dust - do you know if the information is online or is it just printed for you?

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    I have an original hard copy but received an updated version by email. I can send it to you I am sure we will be getting another updated version soon due to the EYFS changes.
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    I am wondering if it will all change with the revised EYFS too... hmmm

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    It did change for the new EYFS I will send you the updated version. I have just had mine, 131/2 hours altogether. Absolutly scrutinised my paper work, pulling it to parts but I passed everything. I got one mark away from full marks so I am well chuffed. It is higher than the Ofsted grades apparently and the Ofsted will take this into account on the inspection. It enabled me to apply for the two year funding as I already am accredited and in the network etc. I already claim for 3 year funding. It was very useful and highlighted a few things such as not having a fire evacuation plan on the wall, it was in my folder but not on the wall.

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    I had mine last year and due another one in Nov.

    I just handed over the folder last time and let my DO find the evidence and fill it in. I feel I am repeating myself over and over to justify that I am doing a good job. She was a little surprised but found everything she needed.
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    i had mine in january and will have an other one next month ( supposed to be this month but i'm not ready )

    2 in a year as the one in january was 6months late!!! enough said!!

    they just check the paperwork side of things : the write policies, up dated, reviewed... fire drills and that kind of stuff. i shoved my paperwork on her lap and let her to it

    I got green with 1amber for sending back the forms with numbers late and sometimes not at all I'm better now it's online.

    they give you advise and empty promises

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    Pardon my ignorance everyone but what's a RAG ?

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    Pardon my ignorance everyone but what's a RAG ?
    RAG is something some areas use as quality assurance scheme. In my local area if we provide funded education sessions for 3 & 4 year olds we have to have a RAG which gives you a rating of Red, Amber or Green.
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    I should have been RAGged again in March of this year and still waiting. I had green in all areas and one amber for not sharing information with other settings as one preschool refused to share. Don't pick up from there anymore and never will!

    In Birmingham they use the Early Years Quality Improvement Support Programme (EYQISP) and the document is 76 pages long! Just google EYQISP and its the top entry.

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    Thanks for explaining that.

 

 

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