Managing safeguarding 19 articles
- Child protection concern forms Take a look at example safeguarding forms for recording child protection concerns and disclosures, from a local authority and schools. Plus, find a template spreadsheet you can download and use to track concerns and referrals in your school.
- Conducting 'safe and well' checks Find out about conducting home visits to check on pupils’ welfare. Understand when and how to conduct ‘reasonable enquiries’ into a child’s whereabouts before removing them from the school roll.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare checklist Use our checklist to help you make sure you're fulfilling the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the 2021 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
Safeguarding checks and the SCR 14 articles
- Childcare disqualification requirements Understand childcare disqualification, who it applies to and how to conduct a disqualification check.
- Childcare disqualification requirements Read our one-page summary of the childcare disqualification requirements and download a copy to share with your colleagues.
- DBS and other required checks for governors and trustees Find out what checks are required for governors, members and trustees, so you can make sure your school is compliant with the latest statutory safeguarding guidance.
Specific safeguarding issues 7 articles
- Child-on-child sexual abuse: how to respond Learn how to manage reports of child-on-child sexual violence and harassment in your school. Use our risk assessment to help you with your next steps, and display our poster so all staff know what to do if a child makes a disclosure.
- How to organise pupil collection arrangements There are no laws on who can and can't collect pupils from school, or the age at which children can walk home alone. It’s up to you to decide how you want this to work in your school. Use our article to help you.
- School lettings: safeguarding Find out who is responsible for making sure safeguarding arrangements are in place when letting school premises to third parties, including PTAs. Be clear on where you stand with DBS checks, the Prevent duty and setting safeguarding expectations with hirers.