Keeping Children Safe in Education
This page has been compiled to support schools & colleges in meeting the Keeping Children Safe in Education requirements and whilst not intended to be exhaustive, seeks to provide easy access to a key documents and resources.
The guidance was reissued by the DfE for 2019.
Work based learners and the Prevent statutory duty
Staffing & Employment Advice for Schools
Working together to safeguard children (2018)
What to do if you are worried a child is being abused: advice for practitioners (March 2015)
Specific safeguarding issues
Preventing & tackling bullying
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: the role of schools
Phoenix education guidance – secondary schools (pdf) – educating young people at secondary school about the dangers of child sexual exploitation.
Phoenix education guidance – primary schools (pdf) – educating primary-age pupils about positive relationships and online safety.
DfE: Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges
Peer on Peer Abuse Toolkit
Papyrus: Suicide Prevention Guide for Schools
Childnet:Internet safety resources for teachers
Children's Commissioner free resources
Digital Citizenship: Young people's rights on social media
Teaching pack for 7-11 year olds
Teaching pack for 11 to 14 year olds
Teaching pack for 14 to 16 year olds
Trust Me: Exploring Critical Thinking Online
360 degree safe, free online safety self-review tool for schools
NSPCC The risks of sexting
Sexting in schools & colleges: Responding to incidents & safeguarding young people
UK Safer Internet Centre Responding to and managing sexting incidents: updated advice for schools
Alcohol Education Trust
Free resources for teachers
FGM mandatory reporting duty
Department for Education: school and college behaviour and attendance
Safeguarding teaching resources
CME Educational Resource Pack
Short films and resource packs
Speak out. Stay safe.
Educate against hate
FGM teaching resources & lesson plans
Alright Charlie: for use with children aged 9-11 in primary schools. Resource aims to highlight the warning signs of grooming in an age appropriate way
Allegations management - local information
NSPCC:Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool