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CRB renewal query

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Filmbuffmum Thu 17-Jan-13 11:15:37

I became chair of our preschool committee last June, and already have an enhanced early years disclosure in place from when I joined the preschool committee in 2009. We are expecting an Ofsted inspection soon, and I am trying to find out whether I need to renew the CRB, but seem to be unable to get through to the right department of Ofsted to check this. I thought CRB checks ran out after 3 years, but can not find any comments on the website. Any thoughts?

babsmam Thu 17-Jan-13 11:27:34

There should be an expiry date on your certificate.

Iggly Thu 17-Jan-13 11:29:32

They recommend that they are renewed every three years - there's no expiry

Filmbuffmum Thu 17-Jan-13 11:40:27

Definitely no expiry date- I thought 3 years as well, but it has been so long since I applied for the last one that I can't remember what I'm doing! Hopefully if the reapplication is underway I wouldn't get into too much trouble?! Thanks.

Iggly Thu 17-Jan-13 12:27:03

No it's a recommendation not a mandatory rule!

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