|What is the status of this guidance?
|About this guidance
|Victims and alleged perpetrator(s)
|Who this guidance is for?
|School and college staff
|What does this guidance replace?
|What school and college staff should know and do
|What school and college staff need to know
|What school and college staff should look out for
|What school and college staff should do if they have concerns about a child
|Recruitment and selection process
|Pre-appointment vetting checks, regulated activity and recording information
|Other checks that may be necessary for staff, volunteers and others, including the responsibilities on schools and colleges for children in other settings
|How to ensure the ongoing safeguarding of children and the legal reporting duties on employers
|Concerns or allegations that may meet the harm threshold
|Concerns or allegations that do not meet the harm threshold
|What schools and colleges should be aware of
|Responding to reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment
|Annex A: Safeguarding information for school and college staff
|Annex B: Further information
|Annex C: Role of the designated safeguarding lead
|Annex D: Host families - homestay during exchange visits
|Annex E: Statutory guidance - Regulated activity (children) - Supervision of activity with children which is regulated activity when unsupervised
|Annex F: Table of substantive changes from September 2023