Policy paper

Secure Schools vision

As part of the Ministry of Justice commitment to reforming youth justice system, we have set out our vision for Secure Schools.

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Secure Schools vision

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This paper sets out an initial vision for what we are trying to achieve with secure schools and is aligned to the key principles set out by Charlie Taylor:

  • child focussed providers
  • strong leaders with freedom and autonomy
  • a specialised workforce offering bespoke provision for individual children that has education
  • healthcare and physical activity at its heart – a therapeutic environment in a secure setting

It is the effective delivery of a service that incorporates all of these principles which will distinguish secure schools from existing youth custodial provision.

Published 1 June 2018