Skip to main content


Welcome to this web enabled Keeping Children Safe inĀ Education, which can be accessed by using the button below.

The guidance applies to all schools and colleges and is for:

  • Headteachers, teachers and staff;
  • Governing bodies, proprietors management committees and senior leadership teams.

It sets out the legal duties you must follow to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges.

There are a number of revisions that have been made which came into force on 1st September 2023. A summary of these changes can be found at Annex F of the document.

Keeping Children Safe in Education should be read alongside Working Together to Safeguard Children and your Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures.

tri.x provide proven and trusted procedures that underpin social care practice and safeguarding partnership and board responsibilities, promoting the best possible outcomes for children and vulnerable adults. For further information about our services and products, visit our website.