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Last updated on 2 April 2020
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Download and adapt our model addendum to keep your school community up to date on your approach to safeguarding during COVID-19.

Model addendum

Our model covers:

This is an addendum to your current child protection policy, so where something isn't covered here, your usual policy will apply.

2 April 2020 updates: we split a section about safeguarding all children into two to make it clearer, and made minor amendments to include more detail about contact plans and signs to look out for for all children (sections 10 and 11). We made a small addition to sections 3, 7 and 8 to make it clearer that these apply to pupils/staff both on site and at home.

Approved by Forbes Solicitors, all of our model documents take account of relevant requirements and good practice. They are easy to adapt, will save you time and help you keep your school compliant.

Read our summary of the guidance

Read this to find out what else you should be doing to continue to safeguard children at this time.

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