Stay aware of your legal responsibilities towards the safety of your pupils. The Safeguarding Hub keeps you up-to-date with recruitment procedures and receive continuing guidance on e-safety with this invaluable subscription.
Whether Ofsted is due to visit tomorrow or next year, download this essential checklist for Designated Senior Persons to make sure you're prepared to show evidence and answer questions about child protection and safeguarding in your school. By Carolyn Eyre
Parents can feel out of touch when it comes to monitoring their children’s internet use, and schools are increasingly being looked to as the means by which children can learn about safe internet use. Suzanne O’Connell explains how Ofsted expects schools to promote e-safety
There is a perceived ‘reduced focus’ on safeguarding in inspection, yet safety is a high priority. Ann Raymond explains safeguarding’s place in the framework and how the Munro Review may herald a more flexible era for meeting pupils’ needs
With the revised schools inspection framework, the finer distinctions between ‘outstanding’, ‘good’ and ‘satisfactory’ in safeguarding have gone. We may no longer have the opportunity to excel in the grade descriptors, but it is still essential to have in place the best safeguarding practice that we can. Suzanne O’Connell considers what inspectors will be looking for from now on