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11 October 2019 Keeping Children Safe – 1 October amendment

The Department for Education (DfE) have (sensibly) amended paragraphs 164 and 165 of the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 guidance. As you know, these paragraphs set out when you need to refer an individual to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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2 September 2019 Safeguarding checks on academy governors

There are a different set of regulations that apply to academies compared to maintained schools regarding safeguarding checks that need to be carried out on governors. This article will tell you more.

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17 July 2019 The four important changes to the 2019 Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance

The 2019 version of Keeping Children Safe in Education is still in draft form, but it is highly likely it will come into force as currently drafted.

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16 July 2019 be connected newsletter for education - July 2019

As we approach the final few days of the school term, this edition of BeConnected provides you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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15 July 2019 Relationships and sex education in schools

After a period of consultation and discussion with many organisations dating back to 2017, the Department for Education has now published its statutory guidance on relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education.

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18 March 2019 Knife crime and school exclusions

Recent deaths following a wave of knife attacks has resulted in a renewed national focus on what more can be done to prevent the appalling escalation in knife-crime.

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18 March 2019 MAT summary evaluations

The scrutiny of multi-academy trust performance by Ofsted has undergone some 'operational changes'.

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25 October 2018 Schools and the Mental Health Green Paper

The government has published their green paper: Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision.

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25 October 2018 Understanding and dealing with issues relating to parental responsibility

The DfE have recently issued an updated version of their guidance for schools about parental responsibility which can be found at ...

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20 September 2018 be connected newsletter for education - September 2018

In this edition we will connect you with a comprehensive selection of the very latest in legal updates, news and insight from the education sector.

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