Statutory Guidance

Guidance from Government

The link below takes you to the latest Government Guidance on Safeguarding Children:

https://www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/safeguarding-children

This includes links to:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 – part 1

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)

Keeping Children Safe in education 2019 – full document

Working Together to Safeguard Children

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children–2

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused: advice for practitioners

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-to-do-if-youre-worried-a-child-is-being-abused–2

Guide for Safer Working Practices

GSWP Sept 2019

Information sharing: advice for practitioners

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-practitioners-information-sharing-advice

Regulated Activity in Relation to Children

Regulated Activity in Relation to Children

Other Useful Links:

Children Missing Education (CME):

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/children-missing-education

County Lines:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/county-lines-criminal-exploitation-of-children-and-vulnerable-adults

Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/disqualification-under-the-childcare-act-2006

Drugs:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/drugs-advice-for-schools

FGM:

http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/FGM-Schools-Guidance-National-FGM-Centre.pdf

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/multi-agency-statutory-guidance-on-female-genital-mutilation

Gang related violence:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advice-to-schools-and-colleges-on-gangs-and-youth-violence

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ending-gang-violence-and-exploitation

Searching, screening & confiscation at school:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/searching-screening-and-confiscation

Sexting in schools & colleges:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sexting-in-schools-and-colleges