Last reviewed on 19 July 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
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Audit 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 pupils during COVID-19

Our template includes best practice advice for safeguarding pupils during COVID-19.

These measures were included in the DfE's now-withdrawn COVID-19 safeguarding guidance, but you may still find them useful – for example, for safeguarding pupils that are learning at home because of coronavirus (such as if they need to self-isolate).

Download our audit template

Use it to check that your safeguarding arrangements comply with statutory safeguarding guidance.

It’s based mainly on Keeping Children Safe in Education but also draws on:

If you’re looking to audit staff members’ and governors’ safeguarding knowledge too, subscribe to our Safeguarding Training Centre to access assessment tools that will help you test and record how much they know (membership also includes e-learning courses, factsheets and more).

Complete the audit annually, or more frequently