The 2023 version of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) comes into force on 1 September.
Please note, this article only summarises the changes between KCSIE 2022 and 2023. For a summary of the whole 2023 document, take a look at this article, which we're currently updating. Select 'save for later' at the top of that article to be notified when it's ready.
There are minimal changes this year, but get up to speed with everything that's new below.
Part 1: safeguarding information for all staff
All staff working directly with children are expected to read at least part 1 of KCSIE (those who don’t work directly with children can read the condensed version of part 1, in Annex A). The changes to part 1 are:
As part of their safeguarding and online safety training, staff need to understand their expectations, roles and responsibilities around filtering