Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment. It sets out the legal duties you must follow to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges. All school and college staff should read part 1 of this guidance. Part 1 of the guidance is also objectives of education the development of children as a standalone document.
Regulated activity in relation to children: scope’ describes work that a barred person must not do. Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006’. Statutory guidance sets out what schools must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to. 5 September 2016 Updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’. 26 May 2016 Added ‘Keeping children safe in education: for schools and colleges – guidance from 5 September 2016’. 12 May 2016 Added ‘Regulated activity in relation to children: scope’ document.
22 July 2015 Both documents updated to reflect the new prevent duty, to emphasise responsibilities concerning children missing from education, and to provide more content on female genital mutilation. 18 June 2015 In ‘Regulated activity’ section, corrected the link to the factual note on regulated activity in relation to children. Is there anything wrong with this page? UK Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.