You are here:

Positive DBS disclosure: risk assessments

Ref: 8686
Last updated on 24 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
Does a positive DBS disclosure require a risk assessment? We relay guidance from the DfE and a local authority (LA) on whether risk assessments are required when a DBS check shows a previous conviction. We look at LA guidance on what to consider, and link to examples of risk assessment forms.

Article tools


  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 What to consider
  3. 3 Examples of forms

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.