An Introduction to Safeguarding Children Induction Booklet
Agencies can use this document to support the induction process of all staff and volunteers. Reading this document will also become a prerequisite for some KSCB training courses, to ensure that attendees are up to date and understand the role they have in safeguarding children.
Model Policies for Schools
Child Protection Template Policy
Governing bodies and proprietors should ensure there are appropriate policies and procedures in place, this should include:
- Individual schools and colleges having an effective child protection policy. The child protection policy should describe the procedures which are in accordance with government guidance and refer to locally agreed multi-agency safeguarding arrangements put in place by the three safeguarding partners. KCSIE,2018
Schools can use this template child protection policy document to develop their own school policy. This document is fully compliant with KCSIE, 2018 and all local safeguarding arrangements. Model Child Protection Policy and Procedures for Knowsley Schools and Education Settings version (1) Final Sept 2018
Allegations Management Template Policy
Governing bodies and proprietors should ensure there are procedures in place to manage concerns/allegations, against staff (including volunteers) that might indicate they would pose a risk of harm to children. Para, 91 KCSIE, 2018.
Schools can use this template Allegations Management Policy and Procedures document to develop their own school policy. This document is fully compliant with KCSIE, 2018 and all local safeguarding arrangements. Model Allegations Management Policy for Knowsley Schools and Education Settings Sept 2018 final Version
Children & Young People Living with Domestic Abuse
Family Services Directory
Access advice and information on childcare and early years’ services, activities available for older children as well as support for parents such as health and education by selecting one of the relevant areas, searching the Knowsley Information Service.
Free CSE E-learning for professionals and parents
Barnardos leaflet for professionals regarding CSE
Department for Education – Step by Step Guide for Front Line Practitioners
Brook Advisory – Sexual Behaviours Tool
Thistle is an awareness raising film for you to use highlight the issues of Child Sexual Exploitation
National Working Group – Tackling CSE
Child Exploitation Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
Website for professionals: www.thinkuknow.co.uk/Teachers/
Allegations against professionals/volunteers
November Social Media App List – What are kids using?
Gender, Sexuality and Identity
The Proud Trust are a LGBT+ youth organisation. They have produced a guide called ‘The Genderbread’ and a list of up to date terminology. The guide will answer questions you might have about gender, sexuality and identity.