Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) is organised into 5 parts:
- Safeguarding information for all staff
- The management of safeguarding
- Safer recruitment
- Safeguarding concerns raised about, and allegations made against staff (including supply teachers, volunteers and contractors)
- Child-on-child sexual violence and sexual harassment
Part 1: safeguarding information for all staff
All school staff working directly with children are expected to read at least this section. Staff who don't work directly with children on a regular basis can instead read a condensed version of part 1 (located in annex A).
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone's responsibility.
Staff should at all times consider what is in the best interests of the child.
Provide a safe environment in which children can learn Know about (and feel confident to use) school safeguarding systems, including: Policies on child protection, pupil behaviour and staff behaviour (your code of conduct) Your safeguarding response to children who are absent