The Early Years Team provides information, advice and training to Ofsted registered Derbyshire Early Years and Childcare settings.
A statutory framework for the EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements, the mandatory framework for early years providers and the steps providers must take to keep children safe and promote their welfare.
The Early Years Safeguarding page has useful guidance and model policies as well as information regarding referrals and training.
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.
Guidance for schools, colleges and educational providers in Derbyshire, on managing child protection/welfare records which includes record keeping, conferences transfer, storage and retention.
Advice on licensing children to work in certain types of performance or activity in England.
Domestic abuse notifications to schools.
Guidance on the safe use of changing facilities in schools.
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.
Guidance for the designated teacher responsible for looked after children in schools.
Model safeguarding policies for schools to use and link to schools' health and safety information.
Information and guidance on best practice for a safer working environment within schools and educational settings.
Guidance on school complaints.
Guidance for headteachers to pass onto drivers and passenger assistants
Guidance and model policy information for dealing with separated parents.
Guidance to support schools and colleges at a time when young carers become a 'legal entity' for the first time.
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