Child protection concern formsUpdatedTake a look at example forms for recording child protection or safeguarding concerns and disclosures, from a local authority and schools. Find a template spreadsheet you can download and use to track child protection referrals in your school.
Conducting 'safe and well' checksFind 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 checklistUse our checklist to help you make sure you're fulfilling the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It's based on the 2017 EYFS framework, and also applies to early adopters of the 2021 reforms.
Gathering staff feedback on safeguarding: questionnaireIs there a staff questionnaire for views on a school’s approach to safeguarding? We worked with one of our associate education experts to create a questionnaire designed to gather staff feedback on a school's approach to safeguarding. We also link to further questionnaires.
How to prevent peer-on-peer abuseUnderstand what peer-on-peer abuse is and steps you can take to reduce the risk of it happening in your school. Find guidance and resources, and know where to go for extra support.
Managing safeguarding allegations against staffFrom the reporting process to recording the relevant information, know where to go to find the information you need when dealing with allegations of abuse made against staff members, including those you don't directly employ.
Online safety assembly resourcesWith children spending more time online, it’s vital that they know how to stay safe. Assemblies are a great way to raise awareness and prompt discussion. Here are some examples of assembly plans covering topics such as online safety and online identity.
Recording safeguarding information: guidance and templateFind out what safeguarding information you need to record, and use our templates to keep an up-to-date record of all safeguarding concerns raised, including child protection and general safeguarding concerns, and allegations involving staff.
Safeguarding auditAudit your current safeguarding arrangements to make sure you're up to date with the statutory safeguarding guidance in line with KCSIE 2021. Plus, get help reviewing the measures you have in place to safeguard pupils during COVID-19.
Safeguarding training requirementsAll staff should have safeguarding and child protection training. Find out what this should include, and how this differs for the DSL, headteacher, governors and volunteers. Use our Safeguarding Training Centre to help you save time and stay compliant.
Supervision meetings for EYFS staffEarly years providers must arrange for staff who work with children to have supervision, to support staff and make sure pupils are safeguarded effectively. Find out what the EYFS framework says about supervision and see how others are putting this into practice.
Visitor safeguarding protocolsYour school needs to develop its own procedures for identifying and supervising visitors. See examples of other schools' procedures to help develop your own.