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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.

Section 157/175 Assurance Form Guidance

Work based learners and the Prevent statutory duty

Staffing & Employment Advice for Schools 

Working together to safeguard children 

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused: advice for practitioners (March 2015)

Whistleblowing


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

Prevent Duty

Private Fostering


Safeguarding teaching resources

CME Educational Resource Pack

Short films and resource packs

Teaching resources

Speak out. Stay safe. 

Educate against hate

FGM teaching resources & lesson plans

Childline Posters

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

Allegations management - local information

NSPCC:Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool 

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