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Government Documents

Below are some of the Government documents that direct the way we work as a partnership in Northamptonshire.

Follow the links below to view a the legislation and guidance:

Working Together

Working Together to Safeguard Children: Summary of Changes

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023

Working Together to Safeguard Children: Statutory Framework

Working Together 2018 replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps explain how to move to the new arrangements while the statutory framework sets out the legislation relevant to safeguarding and it should be read alongside the statutory guidance.

A version of the guidance for young people and a separate version suitable for younger children are also available for practitioners to share.

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Keeping Children Safe in Education for schools and colleges

This 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.

Information Sharing

Summary of main points from 'Information Sharing - Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers'

Last updated: 05 January 2024

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