Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

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The Government released a new version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) statutory guidance for 2023 in England on 1 September 2023. What is the KCSiE document? KCSiE is statutory guidance from the Department of Education (DfE). Specifically, it details the legal requirements (the ‘must’ actions) and the best practices (the ‘should’ actions)…

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Safeguarding in After School Clubs

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Introduction Before you venture into providing out-of-school care to children, it’s vital that you train your staff and yourself adequately. But what qualifications do you need or safeguarding in after school clubs? Reading through the government material on legal requirements and best practices can be quite time-consuming. To help, in this article we’ve listed exactly…

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What is a Designated Safeguarding Lead?

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Everyone has a role to play when it comes to safeguarding, but what role should the designated safeguarding lead person play in protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in your organization? What is a designated safeguarding lead?  While every member of staff in a school, college or education setting should be up to…

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Spotting the Signs of a Child Who Self-Harms

If you suspect that a child has been self-harming, it can be incredibly difficult to know how to approach the topic with them, no matter their age or relationship to you. However, it is always important to deal with your concerns as soon as they arise. Self-harm can become a compulsive behaviour if the correct…

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