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The Early Years team provides information, advice and training to Ofsted registered Derbyshire Early Years and Childcare settings, including schools.
To help you to meet the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the EYFS Statutory Framework, the Early Years team has developed Meeting the EYFS Statutory Framework Audit. This audit and the supporting materials will help you to:
In addition, the Early Years Safeguarding page has useful guidance and model policies, as well as information regarding referrals and training.
Derby City and Derbyshire have guidance and procedures if a person's behaviour at work, home or online, causes 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.
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.
Advice for school and college staff on when it is appropriate to contact the police.
Guidance to support schools and colleges at a time when young carers become a 'legal entity' for the first time.
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