What will I learn?
✓ Recognise abuse and exploitation faced by children
✓ Understand safeguarding is "everyone's business"
✓ Master what safeguarding means in practice
✓ Appreciate the difference between child protection and safeguarding
✓ Know how and where to get Early Help
✓ Work with the Designated Safeguarding Lead
✓ Engage confidently with external agencies
✓ Be able to keep children and young people safe from harm
Keeping Children Safe in Education is statutory guidance that schools and colleges in England must have regard to it when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
- Governing bodies of maintained schools (including maintained nursery schools) and colleges;
- Proprietors of independent schools (including academies, free schools and alternative provision academies) and non-maintained special schools. In the case of academies, free schools and alternative provision academies, the proprietor will be the academy trust; and
- Management committees of pupil referral units (PRUs)
are asked to ensure that all staff in their school or college read at least Part one of the guidance. This is Part One!
This Learning Trunk covers...
FREE!An Introduction So, what's it all about?
A child centred approach We all have a role to play to keep children and young people safe
Staff roles How to raise concerns and the role of the DSL
What staff need to know Which documents and procedures do you need to be familiar with?
What to look out for What do the indicators of abuse and neglect look like?
Concerned about a child? What school and college staff should do if they have concerns about a child
Female Genital Mutilation What is the mandatory reporting duty for teachers?
Record keeping Understand the importance of keeping written records
Why's this important? It is key that children receive the right help at the right time
Concerned about staff? What school and college staff should do if they have concerns about another staff member who may pose a risk of harm to children
Concerned about practices? What school or college staff should do if they have concerns about safeguarding practices within the school or college
Indicators of abuse & neglect Safeguarding issues and that they are rarely standalone events...
Specific safeguarding issues What is peer on peer abuse and contextual safeguarding?
Get Ahead Building a stronger understanding of the challenges faced by schools
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