Statutory guidance

Supervision of activity with children

Guidance on supervising the activities of workers and volunteers with children.

Applies to England, Northern Ireland and Wales


Supervision of activity with children


This statutory guidance is for:

  • headteachers
  • managers
  • 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:

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.

Published 10 September 2012