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Get up to speed on the key changes that are likely to affect your school this academic year, and find resources to help you take action.

We've summarised the major changes that are headed your way.

Find out more below about what's changing, and what you need to do to prepare. Click 'save for later' in the upper right-hand corner if you'd like to get email alerts when we update this article with new information or resources.

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) updated for 2022

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated KCSIE - the changes come into force on 1 September 2022.

There aren't any major changes, but there is additional guidance on key issues including: 

  • Safeguarding training for governors 
  • Additional barriers to disclosure for certain pupils 
  • Safer recruitment processes and procedures

New behaviour, searches and exclusions guidance in place from September 2022

Behaviour in schools: advice for headteachers and school staff 2022 Searching, screening and confiscation at school School suspensions