Safeguarding and child protection checklist

Designed for schools, academies and trusts to create a safer future for your children today

Did you know?

According to a recent study conducted by the NSPCC, safeguarding issues being brought to a school’s attention are significantly rising.

Ensuring the safety of children in education is essential for their mental and physical well-being and notably impacts their academic achievement. 

Getting it right is not just important; it is imperative.


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Safeguarding and child protection checklist

About the checklist

Our free Safeguarding and Child Protection Checklist has been developed for use in UK schools by your Designated Safeguarding Lead or Deputies. Created by our team of safeguarding experts, our self-assessment checklist provides a step-by-step guide to help schools meet government guidelines and exercise the best safeguarding and child protection practices in line with the statutory regulations set out in DfE legislation.

How to use it:

 Work through the requirements your school is obligated to meet
  Check off each requirement your school adheres to 
  Easily identify areas for development 
  Revisit as many times as you need to update your progress
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Did you know in the UK, schools reported 43,000+ safeguarding incidents between 2019 and 2020, emphasising the importance of strong safeguarding measures in education?  

Ensure the safety and well-being of the children under your care by putting the right processes in place.  


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