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This page contains links and guidance that could be useful for professionals working with children and young people within a school or college environment. We would like to thank Babcock LDP for their support in passing some of this information to us.
The Local Authority conducts a schools audit of compliance against Section 157/175 Education Act 2002, to understand school safeguarding practice and processes and gain assurance that schools are meeting their legal responsibilities. This analysis of the self-audit returns from schools (maintained, Academies, Free & Independent) summarises the strengths and weaknesses of safeguarding practice in Devon schools and highlights those areas of practice where schools indicate that additional support/training is required. Click here for the full report
Safeguarding Forum Summer 2014. Click here to view PowerPoint
Safeguarding our children – reflections from a newly appointed Governor, article by David Taylor
Presentation to Governors, by David Taylor
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Inspecting Safeguarding in maintained schools and academies, Ofsted, September 2015
Latest guidance from the DfE on Safeguarding – current
Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults – Ofsted, February 2015
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