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The Prevent strategy: schools' responsibilities

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Last updated on 7 February 2017
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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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  1. 1 The Prevent duty
  2. 2 Links to existing duties
  3. 3 Responsibilities under the Prevent strategy
  4. 4 Reporting incidents relating to Prevent
  5. 5 Resources
  6. 6 Ofsted inspection

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