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Missing references for school staff
Some schools don't have records of references for staff on the single central record (SCR), in particular longstanding members of staff. Find out how to deal with this situation.
- No Ofsted expectation to seek references for staff employed before 2007
- Steps to take
- Longstanding employees are likely to be "low risk"
- You should always seek references before appointing staff
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