Schools Safeguarding

Guidance Documents

Keeping children safe in education - Statutory guidance for schools and colleges.

Working Together to Safeguard Children - A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused - Advice for practitioners.

Prevent Duty - Departmental advice for schools and childcare providers.

Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges - Advice for governing bodies, proprietors, headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safeguarding leads.

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings - Acknowledgments: Adapted and updated by the Safer Recruitment Consortium from an original IRSC / DfE document and with thanks to CAPE (Child Protection in Education) and NASS (National Association of Independent Schools and Non-Maintained Special Schools).