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Effective safeguarding in a MAT

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Last updated on 24 October 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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Are you a designated safeguarding lead working in or across schools in multi-academy trusts? If so, this article is for you. Read on to find answers on how to carry out DBS checks for staff working across the trust, maintain the SCR, and report allegations against members of staff.

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  1. 1 Effective safeguarding practice 
  2. 2 DBS checks
  3. 3 The single central record (SCR)
  4. 4 Reporting allegations against staff 
  5. 5 Safeguarding training centre from The Key

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