Last reviewed on 23 April 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
Ref: 42479

  • A staff behaviour policy (or 'code of conduct') which covers:
    • Acceptable use of technologies
    • Relationships between staff and pupils
    • Communications, including the use of social media
  • Recruitment and selection policies and procedures, which cover safer recruitment checks
  • Whistleblowing procedures
  • Procedures for ensuring that visitors to the school are appropriately supervised
  • Procedures for ensuring that visiting speakers to the school are suitable and appropriately supervised
  • Procedures to keep children safe from the dangers of radicalisation and extremism
  • A policy on the use of mobile technology in your school, as part of your whole-school approach to online safety

KCSIE sets out both legal requirements (“musts”) and expectations (“shoulds”). We’ve included expectations in this list of safeguarding requirements because, in most cases, it will be hard for your school to justify not meeting these. For more detail on what you