Guidance on supervising the activities of workers and volunteers with children.
This statutory guidance is for:
- local authorities
It applies to:
- local-authority-maintained schools
- sixth-form colleges
- further education colleges
- youth groups
- sports clubs
It relates to the following legislation:
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, amended by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007, Schedule 2, paragraph 5A
Statutory guidance sets out what schools and local authorities must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.