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Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education guidance

1 January 2007

This guidance has been superceded by Keeping children safe as of April 2014. Click here to read the new guidance.

This document sets out the responsibilities of all local authorities, schools and Further Education colleges in England to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education guidance

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021

The Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 guidance includes a number of updates, the most significant of which is the creation of Section Two of Part Five. This introduces the concept of low-level concerns raised about staff, supply staff, volunteers and contractors.

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Legal updates

Mandatory directing off-site

On 17 September 2021, the High Court handed down judgment in the case that covers some important points in relation to directing pupils off-site and is one of the few cases that covers the powers of schools to do so.

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Legal updates

Updated guidance on Covid-19 vaccination: 12 to 15 year olds

On 13 September the Department of Health and Social Care announced that young people aged 12 to 15 are to be offered a Covid-19 vaccine. People aged 12 to 15 in England will be offered one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, following advice from the four UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs).

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Grades without exams: explore practical challenges when preparing for grade appeals

In the final of our three-part ‘Grades without Exams’ webinar series, we explored practical challenges when preparing for grade appeals and managing data requests.

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