Child Protection and Safeguarding - Schools

This section provides guidance to schools on the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures to protect children from deliberate harm.

Useful Downloads

Schools Safeguarding Audit 2016-2017 Guidance  - Audit 2016-2017

School Safeguarding Audit 2016-2017 Letter to Head Teachers - November 2016

School Safeguarding Audit Action Plan Template

School Safeguarding Audit 2016-2017 Audit Tool - Audit 2016-2017

North Yorkshire Annual Report to the Governing Body on Safeguarding Children - Model template

Sample School Child Protection Policy - updated November 2017

Sample policy - Child Not Collected 

HT / DSP Induction Pack

Guidance on Safeguarding for Exchange Visits (June 2014)

North Somerset SCR 2012 - Appendix 4

NSPCC Grooming Briefing - Appendix 5

School Child Welfare Files 

Following the recommendations arising from a recent North Yorkshire Serious Case Review, it is strongly recommended that all schools maintain and monitor records in relation to all children who are known to Children’s Social Care.

Child Protection Concern Recording Form  - School Child Protection Concern Recording Form

Guidance for Safer Working Practice for Those Working with Children and Young People in Education Settings 

Children Missing Education - DfE Statutory Guidance  

Forms- Children Missing from Education Information for Schools - Form to Log Information on Children Missing from Education (non-standard transitions)

Amendments to CME Process To all Head Teachers: Changes to CME Guidance - Summary

Sexting Schools and Colleges 

Prevent Duty Departmental Advice-v6 - DfE Statutory Guidance

Communities Tackling FGM in the UK Best Practice Guide

Early Intervention Project 2016  

Overview of Respect Worker Role - 10 to 16 yrs

Respect YPP Referral Form - Referral Form for Expanded Domestic Abuse Support Service

Related Pages

Children Missing from Education

School Attendance


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Safeguarding Unit Manager:

Tel: 01609 532320

Education Safeguarding Managers / Local Authority Designated Officer
Tel: 01609 534200
Tel: 01609 532152
Tel: 01609 535646