Child Protection Resources

The information on this web page is aimed at Governing Bodies, Headteachers and Designated Senior Persons with responsibility for child protection in schools and education settings. The link is to the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Board Child Protection procedures. The documents provide advice and guidance to help schools/settings to fulfil the statutory requirement to "safeguard & promote the welfare of children who are pupils at the school."

These documents will assist Governing Bodies/Headteachers in ensuring that the relevant policies & procedures are in place:

  • CP Induction Pack for Headteacher/Designated Senior Person for Child Protection
  • Sample School CP Policy
  • Safeguarding Checklist
  • Safe Working Practice

These documents will assist the Headteacher/DSP in managing concerns where a child is at risk of harm:

  • Advice & Referral: Useful contacts
  • School CP recording & monitoring form
  • Referral form to Children's Social Care
  • Child Protection Conference proformas & documentation

Useful Downloads

HT / DSP Induction Pack

Referral Form to Children's Social Care or Disabled Children's Service - Universal Referral Form

Sample School Child Protection Policy - Appendix 1

Sample Policy - Child Not Collected

Guidance for Safer Working Practices for Working with Children and Young People

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



Safeguarding Unit

Tel: 01609 532477 Ext: 2477

Safeguarding Unit