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:

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

Useful Downloads

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