General Guidance Documents and Useful Links

Keeping children safe in education

Keeping children safe in education - Part 1

kcsie Sept 2016
KCSIE part 1 - sept 2018

 

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 resonable force

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 advice for schools on responding to incidents of ‘sexting’ by The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)

Sexting in Schools

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 Board (LSCB):  

London Child Protection Procedures

London Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Thresholds (pdf, 1.3mb)  
London thresholds
 

- NSPCC advice on leaving a child at home:  Home Alone

- The information that schools maintained by their local authorities must publish on their websites:  What maintained schools must publish online

- The information that all types of academies, free schools and 16 to 19 colleges should publish on their websites:What academies, free schools and colleges should publish online

  - Online safety: London Grid for Learning

                          South West Grid for Learning

                          CEOP: Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

                          European Pedagogical ICT Licence

- NSPCC’s Net Aware that 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: Net Aware

- NSPCC's online safer recruitment training: 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 Aagainst Hate

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

- Self-harm - resources:

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/Truth%20about%20self%20harm%20WEB%20FINAL.pdf

http://safeguardinginschools.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efe032677d94ceba51dd39a7f&id=faf0a2bc16&e=f891269e6c

http://safeguardinginschools.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=efe032677d94ceba51dd39a7f&id=ab51be3fd4&e=f891269e6c

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