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  • Childcare disqualification requirements Read our one-page summary of the childcare disqualification requirements and download a copy to share with your colleagues.
  • Childcare disqualification requirements Understand childcare disqualification, who it applies to and how to conduct a disqualification check.
  • DBS and other required checks for governors and trustees Find out what checks are required for governors, members and trustees, so you can make sure your school is compliant with the latest statutory safeguarding guidance.
  • DBS checks: contractors UpdatedRead our summary of when contractors need a DBS check and whether you're responsible for carrying it out.
  • DBS checks: renewals DBS checks don't routinely need to be renewed. Read this article to find out when you should ask staff and volunteers to have a new check.
  • DBS checks: who needs one? Get a summary of who needs a DBS check, and what type they need. Find out about checks for staff working with 'vulnerable' pupils aged 18 or over, and whether new staff can start work before their DBS certificate comes through.
  • DBS checks: work experience providers The requirements for carrying out DBS checks on individuals supervising work experience depend on whether pupils are over or under 16. Read our summary to get to grips with these requirements.
  • DBS checks: work experience students Read our summary to help you decide when work experience students will need a DBS check.
  • Regulated activity in schools Schools must ensure that individuals in regulated activity are not barred from working with children by carrying out a barred list check through the DBS. Read about what counts as regulated activity in a school, and what the exceptions are.
  • Section 128 checks Make sure you know who needs a section 128 check under the latest safeguarding guidance and how to carry one out. Understand what the check looks for and why it's important.
  • Single central record: monitoring Use our checklist to save you time when monitoring the single central record (SCR).
  • Single central record: requirements and template Save time and stay compliant by using our single central record template and reading our summary of what must be recorded and which staff it must cover.
  • Volunteers: DBS checks and supervision Volunteers in regulated activity need an enhanced DBS check with a barred list check. If they’re not in regulated activity, use our template risk assessment to help you decide whether they need an enhanced DBS check without barred list.