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.
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:
Emphasis on filtering and monitoring:
This section also now