Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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Sign Up to Receive our Ofsted Safeguarding Briefings!

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As part of our ongoing cause to support teachers and school staff in delivering effective safeguarding inside and out of the classroom, our team at the Child Protection Company have been working hard to deliver a host of resources that will empower teachers to extend a strong safeguarding message to their students. We believe that…

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How to move towards ‘Outstanding’: Part 2

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Getting to outstanding is a big task but possible for all schools given that the latest Ofsted inspection framework is overwhelmingly related to demonstrating high rates of pupil progress. This article is the second in a series that will explore what it means to be outstanding.  Read the first part here. Outstanding – what you…

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How to move towards ‘Outstanding’ – Part 1

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Getting to outstanding is a big task but possible for all schools given that the latest Ofsted inspection framework is overwhelmingly related to demonstrating high rates of pupil progress. This article is the first in a series that will explore what it means to be outstanding.   Outstanding – what you will be judged on…

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Ofsted and Safeguarding 2015 – Part One

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  Safeguarding is not just about protecting children from deliberate harm or neglect. It also includes health and safety, well-being and meeting the needs of children with medical conditions, or those who may need intimate care. It applies to school and school activities, including educational visits. Over the next few blogs, we explore some of…

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Ofsted press release confirming changes to education inspections

Ofsted have published a press release confirming the upcoming changes to inspections. Short Inspections: From September, Ofsted will be conducting short inspections. Good schools and FE providers will be inspected once every three years, with inspections typically lasting one day.  The inspections will work on the premise that the institutions are still good and will…

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