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Documents for practitioners in schools

Key documents, policies and procedures for practitioners in schools.


Transfer of Child Protection Records - Guidance for Education Establishments 

When child protection concerns about a child arise, all educational establishments should maintain and retain child protection records for as long as the child continues to attend the establishment. The records should then be transferred as described in the Transfer of Child Protection Records Guide (PDF 378kb). 

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Procedures for Schools

The following documents are designed to help practitioners in schools when creating and reviewing their policies and procedures: 

Creating a Safeguarding Policy (Word doc 42kb)

Safeguarding Policy Checklist (Word doc 41kb)

Example of a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy & Procedures document for schools (April 2017 version) (Word doc 119kb )


NSCB Policies and Procedures in the online manual:

Safer Recruitment, Selection and Supervision of Staff

Recognition of Significant Harm: Definitions and Signs of Abuse


Leaflets for staff and volunteers working in schools and colleges

Safer Working in Education Settings leaflet (PDF 489kb)

A guide for all staff and volunteers to help establish safe learning and working environments in schools, colleges and all settings where children receive formal education. (Designed to be printed double-sided on 1 sheet of A4)

Education Child Protection leaflet (PDF 480kb)

Child protection information for staff and volunteers in schools, colleges and all settings where children receive formal education. (Designed to be printed double-sided on 1 sheet of A4)

Last updated: 08 May 2017

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