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General Guidance Documents and Useful Links

Keeping children safe in education

KCSIE 2021
kcsie 2020-part one

 

Working Together to Safeguard Children

working together 2018

 

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused

What to do if youre worried a child is being abused

Information Sharing- Advice for practitioners

information sharing 2018

 

Government's Prevent duty guidance for England and Wales

Government's Prevent duty guidance for England and Wales

Use of reasonable force in schools

Use of resonable force

Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation

FGM

 

 

Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation

FGM mandatory reporting

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings May 2019

GSWP May 2019

 

Non-statutory guidance:
Sharing nudes and semi-nudes: advice for education settings working with children and young people

Sharing nudes

Parental responsibility: guide for schools and local authorities

Parental Responsibility

Child sexual exploitation - Definition and a guide for practitioners

CSE guidance

 

Children missing education (CME) - Statutory guidance for local authorities

cme guidance

Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges

sexual violence 2018

 

Searching, screening and confiscation at school

searching

 

Ofsted guidance on Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills

Ofsted guidance on Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills

 

Ofsted's Inspections of maintained schools and academies leaflet-May 2018 (pdf, 249kb)

Ofsted - Inspections of maintained schools and academies leaflet-May 2018.pdf

 

 

Designated teacher for looked after and previously looked after children

Designated teacher for looked after and previously looked after children

 

Promoting the education of looked-after and previously looked-after children

LAC

 

Guidance for local authorities and schools about children educated at home

elective home education

 

Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines

county lines

Teaching online safety in schools

teaching online safety

 

 

London Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP):  

London Safeguarding Children Procedures and Practice Guidance

London Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) Threshold Document

London thresholds
 

- NSPCC advice on leaving a child at home:  Staying home alone

 - Online safety:  London Grid for Learning (LGfL)

                                South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL)

                                Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

                                UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS)

                                Some useful information about Cyber Security and Data Protection on University of York website

- NSPCC’s Net Aware provides guidance to parents on social networking sites, apps and games which children use and how to keep their children safe in today’s digital world

- NSPCC's online safer recruitment training

- Safeguarding Information on Government website: Safeguarding Children

- The government website giving parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation: Educate Against Hate

- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM):    DfE FGM resources pack

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                                                                       Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation

- DfE guide for schools and local authorities on parental responsibility: Understanding and dealing with issues relating to parental responsibility