Guidance Documents

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 is the statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children--2


Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCIE) 2018 is the statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2


The Local Safeguarding Procedures are on Line and the manual is devised to provide you with a set of chapters which comply with Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and what actions that must be taken when there are concerns about the welfare of a child. http://www.proceduresonline.com/berks/slough/contents.html


Ofsted Safeguarding Inspections -  The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills inspects and regulates services caring for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of any age. The handbook sets out what inspectors must consider when inspecting safeguarding. common inspection framework (CIF) and the individual remit inspection handbooks


GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 - (Effective from 25 May 2018) The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) forms part of the Data Protection Act 1998 and will help organisations who manage and hold personal and sensitive data to do so responsibly.  https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

Guidance to support schools with data protection activity, including compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/data-protection-toolkit-for-schools


Information sharing for practitioners 2018 - Guidance on information sharing for people who provide safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-practitioners-information-sharing-advice