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Document List

Sexting in schools and colleges - UKCCIS - 2016

Sexting in schools and colleges: Responding to incidents and safeguarding young people - UKCCIS - 2016

National action plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief – 2012

This action plan is intended to help raise awareness of the issue of child abuse linked to faith or belief and to encourage practical steps to be taken to prevent such abuse.

Protecting vulnerable people from being drawn into terrorism - 2015

Channel Duty Guidance Protecting vulnerable people from being drawn into terrorism. Statutory guidance for Channel panel members and partners of local panels

Child protection records retention and storage guidelines - NSPCC - 2019

An overview of the things organisations need to consider when deciding how to retain and store child protection records.

Statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care - DfE - 2014

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is a key duty on local authorities and requires effective joint working between agencies and professionals.

Drug advice for schools - DfE and ACOP – 2012

Advice for local authorities, headteachers, school staff and governing bodies

How social media is used to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq - DfE and HO - 2012

Briefing notes for schools and what action schools and teachers need to take

Preventing and tracking bullying - DfE - 2017

Advice for headteachers, staff and governing bodies

The Prevent Duty - DfE - 2015

Departmental advice for schools and childcare providers

Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation - HO - 2016

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is illegal in England and Wales under the FGM Act 2003 (“the 2003 Act”).

GSWP for those working with children and young people in education settings - SRC - 2019

Guidance for safer working practices. Acknowledgments: Adapted and updated by the Safer Recruitment Consortium from an original IRSC / DfE document

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused - DfE - 2015

Advice for practitioners. This advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help practitioners identify child abuse and neglect and take appropriate action in response.

Keeping children safe in Education - DfE - 2019

Statutory guidance for schools and colleges

Sexting: How to respond to an incident - UKCCIS - 2016

An overview for all teaching and non-teaching staff in schools and colleges

Peer-on-peer abuse toolkit - HO - 2017

This peer-on-peer abuse toolkit includes: 1. Guidance on peer-on-peer abuse policy, and 2. Template peer-on-peer abuse policy.

Preventing youth violence and gang involvement - HO - 2013

This practical advice is for leaders, their senior teams and staff in schools or colleges in areas affected by gang or youth violence.

Safeguarding Children in whom illness is fabricated or induced - 2008

Supplementary guidance to Working Together to Safeguard Children. Department for children, schools and families. HM Government, 2008.

Teaching online safety in school - DfE - 2019

Guidance supporting schools to teach their pupils how to stay safe online, within new and existing school subjects

Working Together to Safeguard Children - 2018

A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Safeguarding during COVID-19

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