Please find further information on COVID-19.
Safeguarding guidance and procedures relating to children missing from education, behaviour and safety, elective home education and anti-bullying.
Information and guidance for discussions with parents and carers
Advice, guidance and signposting to assist schools with their Early Help Offer.
A guide for new head teachers and designated safeguarding leads - updated January 2020.
Helping to achieve best practice in safeguarding children within Derbyshire, ensuring that every Derbyshire learner attends a 'Good' or 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated school.
Advice, guidance and signposting to assist schools with tackling bullying and digital forms of bullying in schools.
An important message from Debbie Peacock, child protection manager for schools, on updates to safeguarding guidance.
Guidance, policies and procedures relating to school age children missing from education.
Legislation and guidance from the Department for Education.
This section provides information and links to Starting Point, Tri X procedures, the education sub committee and school safeguarding forums and events
This section explains our procedures for when a child is withdrawn from school to be educated at home.
Keeping you up to date on trending school safeguarding issues and themes.
Model policies, safeguarding procedures and guidance.
Information to safeguard children including links to training, DSL forums, safeguarding conference, school examples showcasing good practice and partner agencies.
Information and resources for out of school and off site activities.
The number of new or updated content items in the past 7 days.
Supporting inclusion within schools
Children at risk of exploitation includes information on child sexual exploitation, trafficking and county lines.
Derby City and Derbyshire County have guidance and procedures for when a person's behaviour at work, home or online, may cause concerns about their suitability to work or volunteer with children or young people.
Information and useful resources from the NSPCC.
Information and resources for raising awareness of children playing in derelict buildings.
Most children spend some time staying with friends and relatives at some time during their childhood, however, for some children these arrangements can be longer term.
Bullying can be unprovoked and involves behaviours which disrespect, hurt, threaten or frighten another person or group of people. It involves a perpetrator or perpetrators, a target or targets and witnesses.
On 1 September 2016 new statutory guidance was introduced to enable us to implement the legal duty for children missing education (CME).
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England.
Information on a gang culture using children across county borders.
Guidance for schools, colleges and educational providers in Derbyshire, on managing child protection/welfare records which includes record keeping, conferences transfer, storage and retention.
Agencies with information on safeguarding issues.
Staying safe with fireworks.
Guidance and model policy information for dealing with separated parents.
Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.
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