The Department for Education is responsible for children's services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Waltham Forest Traded Services aims to provide high quality, competitive, traded services which support educational settings in improving attainment for children and young people. Waltham Forest Traded Services is part of the overall support structure within Waltham Forest and will play its part in responding to the demand from educational settings, alongside school-to-school services, teaching schools and the private sector.