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Keeping children safe in education: for schools and colleges - guidance from 5 September 2016

Written by George Matthews

 

The DfE have published the guidance dated 5 September 2016 for information only. Until 5 September 2016, schools and colleges must continue to use the current statutory guidance dated July 2015.

All staff in schools and colleges should read part 1 of this guidance. 

Section 4 also contains information regarding allegations of abuse made against teachers and other staff  Page 40. Including: Duties as an employer and an employee Page 40, Initial considerations Page 40, supporting those involved Page 42, managing the situation and exit arrangements Page 44 and Specific actions Page 49

The DfE have published the guidance dated 5 September 2016 for information only. Until 5 September 2016, schools and colleges must continue to use the current statutory guidance dated July 2015. Statutory guidance sets out what schools must do to comply with the law. Schools should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.