Key Documents and Useful Resources
Page last updated: 20/08/2019
Please find below key documents and other useful resources related to Safeguarding:
- A website has been launched by the University of East Anglia (UEA) to help school and college staff keep children and young people safe. The website draws on insights from children about abuse and neglect and is based on key findings from the research project "It takes a lot to build trust"
- Children Missing Education (DfE, 2016) - This guidance sets key principles to enable local authorities to implement their legal duty to identify, as far as it is possible to do so, children missing education and get them back into education. It can also can be read as departmental advice by others who need to be aware of how to identify children missing education and how they can help to get them back into education. This includes school leaders and governing bodies.
- Early Help / How to request support for / report a concern about a child via the Children and Families Hub (C&FH)
- Effective Support for Children and Families in Essex (ESCB, 2017)
- i-HOP is a new service for professionals who support offenders’ families with children, which collates and promotes examples of services, interventions, resources, policy and research around this vulnerable group.
- Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years, Education and Skills Settings (Ofsted, 2019)
- NSPCC/How Safe Are Our Children - 2019 - This report provides an overview of the child protection landscape and compiles the most robust and up-to-date child protection data in the UK.
- Keeping Children Safe in Education (DfE, 2019)
- Screening and searching pupils (DfE, 2018) - This is DfE advice on schools’ powers of screening and searching pupils and the use of the power to search pupils without consent. It also explains the powers schools have to seize and then confiscate items found during a search.
- SET Procedures (ESCB, 2019)
Worried about a child poster 2015