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Safeguarding policies

Contents

  • Kent Education Safeguarding Templates, Tools and Guidance for Schools
  • Kent Education Safeguarding Templates, Tools and Guidance for Early Years
  • Initial Assessment and Referrals
  • National Guidance
    • Ofsted
    • Domestic abuse
    • Information sharing
    • Online safety
    • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Honour Based Violence (HBV)
    • Prevent and extremism
    • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
    • Gangs
    • Child Missing Education (CME) and Elective Home Education (EHE)
    • Behaviour management
    • Harmful behaviours
    • Safer recruitment and allegations
    • Useful links

Kent Education Safeguarding Team: Templates, Tools and Guidance for Schools

Template Policies

Guidance

Tools

Kent Education Safeguarding Team: Templates, Tools and Guidance for Early Years

Template Policies

Please note - some policies are currently under review

Guidance

Sorry, the below three documents are under review for updating in 2017 and are no longer available for download

  • Guidelines for children and young people visiting Early Years settings
  • Legal contact guidance
  • Supervision in Early Years settings

Tools

Initial Assessment and Referrals

The inter-agency referral form can be emailed to central.duty@kent.gov.uk; (if you have a licenced Egress Switch account we suggest you use that). You will still need to subsequently post or fax a signed copy of the form in the usual way. If the form is completed in writing it should be faxed to the Central Duty Team on 03000 41 23 45.

National Guidance

Ofsted
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Domestic Abuse
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Neglect
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  • Neglect guide

Information Sharing
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Online Safety
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  • Visit the Online Safety section for information and guidelines about safeguarding children online.
    • Online safety policy template and guidance:covers use of social media and use of mobile phones and personal devices
    • Image use policy template and guidance
    • Acceptable Use Policies templates
    • Links to local and national guidance regarding peer on peer abuse (including "Sexting" and cyberbullying) and curriculum resources
    • Online safety updates via the Online Safety blog.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Honour Based Violence (HBV)
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Prevent and Extremism
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Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
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Gangs
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Child Missing Education (CME) and Elective Home Education (EHE)
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Behaviour Management
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Harmful Behaviours
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Safer Recruitment and Allegations
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Safer recruitment training courses are currently being reviewed, for further information please contact: Claire Ray, Principal Officer, Education Safeguarding Team - 03000 41 57 88 - claire.ray@kent.gov.uk

Useful Links
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Useful links for local and national support organisations and resources

  • Trafficking
    • KSCB Leaflets and procedures