Safeguarding pupils

Keeping children safe in education, including guidance around drugs, radicalisation and gangs.

Services

  1. Tell Ofsted about a serious childcare incident: online form for local authorities

    Notification form for use by local authorities to tell Ofsted about serious childcare incidents for children living at home or in care.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Working together to safeguard children
  2. Keeping children safe in education
  3. Child abuse concerns: guide for practitioners
  1. Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

  1. Birmingham schools: update from Nicky Morgan

    • Department for Education
    • Oral statement
  2. Review: possible warnings about extremism in Birmingham schools

    • Department for Education
    • Government response
  3. Review into possible warnings on extremism in Birmingham schools

    • Department for Education
    • Written statement
  4. Education commissioner for Birmingham announced

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
See all news and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Keeping children safe in education: proposed revisions
  2. Working Together to Safeguard Children: revisions to statutory guidance
  3. Keeping children safe in education: proposed changes
  1. Working together to safeguard children: revisions

    • Department for Education
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 03 February 2015
  2. Keeping children safe in education

    • Department for Education
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 20 June 2013
See all policy and engagement

Transparency

  1. Sexual exploitation of children: Ofsted thematic report

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  2. Allegations of abuse against teachers and non-teaching staff

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education

    • Department for Education
    • Foi release
  4. Community cohesion and PREVENT: how have schools responded?

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. UK resilience programme evaluation: second interim report

    • Department for Education
    • Research
See all transparency