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Safeguarding in education


Annex for Child Protection Policy

DfE Guidance - Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings (12.5.20)

OMG - Role of the DSL during Covid19

OMG - Structured and Difficult Conversations Covid19

Safeguarding - Remote Learning

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 14.04.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 15.04.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 22.04.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 29.04.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 06.05.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 13.05.20

DSL Support Hub Meeting Minutes - 20.05.20

South West Child Protection Procedures

South West Child Protection Procedures

Gloucestershire's Chronology Guidance (PDF, 381.2 KB)


Frequently Asked Questions for Schools

Section 157/175 Audit

The 2019 audit will be available from 6th December with a closing date of February 2020.  Usernames and Passwords were emailed out w/c 2nd December 2019. If you haven't received yours, please do contact the office on 01452 426221 or email gsep@gloucestershire.gov.uk

DSL Conference 2019

Main Presentation

MASH Presentation

School Policy Information

Operation Encompass suggested wording for Safeguarding Policy

Intimate Care Policy - Template  

Model Lock Down Policy 

 Model Lock Down Policy (parents) 

 School Lock Down Procedure Checklist 

Guidelines for including Hate Incidents/Crimes in existing Anti-Bullying Policies


Operation Encompass

Schools template letter for parents

Gloucestershire Operation Encompass process flowchart

Operation Encompass Slides


Childcare Disqualification Requirements 

 Disqualification under the Children's Act 2006 - Revised Statutory Guidance - 2018  



Child Protection and Exclusion from School - Guide for school professionals - May 2017  

Female Genital Mutilation - What you need to Know

Parent Pamphlet on the Prevent Strategy

Child Protection - when educating children other than at school


Suicide Prevention - Nobody Understands Labels  


Guidance for new Headteachers 

 Guidance for new Headteachers (revised Aug 19)  


Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 

 Department for Education Statutory Guidance 

Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019

DSL Job Description (Sept 2019) 

Induction Pack (Sept 2019)

Induction Powerpoint (Sept 2019) 

Quick Reference Guide Leaflet (Sept 19) 


Single Central Record

OMG 2 - Single Central Record

SCR Drop In Sessions 2019/2020 schedule

Single Central Record Check List

Single Central Record Monitoring Form


Unregistered independent schools and out of school settings

DfE advice on managing unregistered schools and out of school settings


Resources for discussing incidents with children  

 Discussing a terrorist attack with children in the primary phases 

 A generic framework for discussing a terrorist attack 

For more information please visit  www.ghll.org.uk



 Stalking Advice for Professionals  

 Stalking Guidance for Professionals 

 Stalking Advice for Victims (leaflet) 

 Stalking Poster






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