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Statutory guidance on their roles and responsibilities.
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education, issued under sections 20(4) and 20A(4) of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008. This means that the governing bodies of maintained schools, academy proprietors and the designated staff member at maintained schools and academies must have regard to it when promoting the educational attainment of looked-after and previously looked-after children.
This guidance replaces previous guidance under the name, The role and responsibilities of the designated teacher for looked-after children, issued in 2009.
Section 20 of the 2008 Act places the following duties on governing bodies:
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England.
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Government and children's commissioner guidance about online safety.
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New and updated guidance.
Advice for governing bodies, proprietors, headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safeguarding leads.
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The government's guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
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