Keeping children safe toolkit
If you would like to speak with someone about a safeguarding issue you are having please call 0370 270 6000 and ask for the education team.
30 December 2019
Thank you for your interest in Keeping Children SafeIf you would like to speak with someone about an issue you are having please call 0370 270 6000 and ask for the education team. In the meantime we've put together some useful resources to provide you with an overview of the new guidance and other some other information that will help you navigate your way around it.
Keeping children safe online resources
Guidance - Keeping Children Safe
Keeping Children Safe sets out the responsibilities of all schools and colleges in England to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Use the link to access the guidance.
Q&A - Keeping Children Safe in Education overviewDai Durbridge explains the key changes and suggests some next steps for you and your school.
Top tips - Keeping Children Safe in EducationOur top tips ensure you understand the requirements of Keeping Children Safe and can navigate your way around the trickier parts.
Guidance - DBS checks for academy governors
Safeguarding duties are generally the same for maintained schools and academies, but there are some important differences when it comes to carrying out Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks on governors. Read our guidance to find out more.
Safeguarding inspection guidance from Ofsted
Keeping children safe training videos
The Department for Education (DfE) has now published the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance which replaces the outdated 2007 Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education guidance. Katie talks about the key changes for schools.
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