Government and children's commissioner guidance about online safety.
Guidance for schools and colleges for designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), their deputies, headteachers and senior leadership teams and the governing body:
This guidance covers:
Searching, screening and confiscation guidance is intended to explain schools' powers of screening and searching pupils so that school staff have the confidence to use them. In particular it explains the use of the power to search pupils without consent. It also explains the powers schools have to seize and then confiscate items found during a search. It includes statutory guidance which schools must have regard to.
You may also like to download from the DfE website the 'Teaching online safety in schools' document which contains guidance supporting schools to teach pupils how to stay safe online when studying new and existing subjects.
The NSPCC produces an annual report to support online safety, and includes statistical information about online offences and child abuse in the UK.
Online safety information and guidance.
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England.
DfE Keeping children safe in education
Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.
The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
Advice for governing bodies, proprietors, headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safeguarding leads.
Statutory guidance on their roles and responsibilities.
The Safer Recruitment Consortium's guidance provides simple but detailed and practical advice to support staff in schools and colleges in their safeguarding responsibilities.
The government's guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
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