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Changing for PE in mixed-gender groups (primary)
Schools can decide on their arrangements for how or where pupils get changed. Make confident decisions by reading guidance on issues to consider, such as child protection and religious beliefs. One of our experts also sets good practice in handling objections to communal changing.
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.
Peer-on-peer sexual abuse: how to respond
Learn how to manage reports of peer-on-peer sexual violence and harassment in your school and use our risk assessment to help you with your next steps. Display our poster so all staff know what to do if a child makes a disclosure.
School lettings: safeguarding
We explain who is responsible for child protection when letting school premises to third parties, including PTAs. You will also find guidance on setting expectations for safeguarding with hirers, DBS checks, and the Prevent duty.
Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children: summary
Read our summary of the updated peer-on-peer abuse advice from the DfE and download our model policy which covers sexual harassment and sexual violence between children.
The Prevent duty
Save time by reading our summary of your responsibilities under the Prevent duty in just one page. Download a copy to share with your colleagues.
The Prevent strategy: schools' responsibilities
What are schools' responsibilities under the Prevent strategy? Schools must have "due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism". We relay government guidance on schools' specific responsibilities under the Prevent duty, and look at what these mean in practice.
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