Last reviewed on 7 July 2023
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Independent schools Sixth-form colleges Further education Pupil referral units Non-maintained special schools

Use and adapt our statement of procedures (which you'll find in appendix 3 of our model child protection policy) for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff, including low-level concerns.

Refer to appendix 3 of our model safeguarding policy

All schools are required to have a statement of procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff. Our model child protection and safeguarding policy includes a model statement in appendix 3.

If you don't want to use our full safeguarding policy, or prefer to keep a separate policy on dealing with allegations of abuse made against staff, you can simply extract and adapt the model text in appendix 3.

Approved by Forbes Solicitors, this model document is designed for you to adapt to suit your school’s context. 

All of our model documents take account of relevant requirements and good practice. They're easy to adapt, will save you time and help you keep your school compliant.

You can find further model policies and complete policy support with our Policy Expert.

If you've previously adapted our