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Our single central record (SCR) spreadsheet complies with requirements in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).
There are different sheets for each category; for example, teaching staff or governors.
The mandatory fields for the SCR are highlighted in grey.
Please note: This document contains the requirements for recording information in your SCR. Fields not marked as 'mandatory' may refer to checks that you must carry out, but have no requirement to record on your SCR. For information about the required pre-employment checks, please see our summary of requirements for DBS checks.
All schools must keep an SCR to show they've carried out the mandatory pre-appointment checks on staff and governors.
There's no specified format, but it must be accessible to inspectors.
What to include
All staff who are employed to work at your school (including all supply staff and teacher trainees on salaried