Safeguarding in Education

Calendar of Events: academic year 2020/2021 


Section 157/175 Audit 

The 2020 audit will be available from 6th December with a closing date of  12th February 2021.  Usernames and Passwords were emailed out w/c 7th December 2020. If you haven't received yours, please do contact the office on 01452 426221 or email



Completing the Section 175/157 Annual Safeguarding audit - 26th November 2020 (a recording of the session will be uploaded shortly)

Presentation slides (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Recording (MP4, 15.6 MB)

Making a referral and completing a MARF 16th September 2020 (for a recording of this session please email

Presentation slides (PPTX, 1.5 MB)

KCSiE 2020 Update Briefing 1st and 2nd September 2020 (for a recording of this session please email

Presentation slides (PPTX, 211.2 KB)

KCSiE 2020 Briefing document (PDF, 257.7 KB)

New DSL Briefing 1st and 2nd September 2020 (for a recording of this session please email

Presentation Slides (PPTX, 902.1 KB)


DSL Support Hubs - Spring Term 2021

Previous notes and documents are available upon request from

24/02/2021 notes


10/02/2021 notes

Mobile at the wheel campaign

Parenting in a Pandemic

TB Flowchart

27/01/2021 notes

Covid -19: Impact on CYP in Gloucestershire (PDF, 3 MB)

Vulnerable Children's Resource Pack (PDF, 3.7 MB)

Free School Meals flyer (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Whole Family Support poster (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Access to Food (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Child Sexual Abuse - GSCP practice briefing (PDF, 424.8 KB)

13/01/2021 notes

Children Missing Education report (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Ask for ANI (PDF, 149.1 KB)

Healthy Start Vitamins Briefing (DOCX, 215.5 KB)

Healthy Start Vitamins campaign - A4 (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Healthy Start Vitamins Campaign - A5 (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Healthy Start Social Media Campaign (JPG, 335.7 KB)

Healthy Start Vitamins Social Media suggested wording (DOCX, 14.6 KB)

Parenting Support Groups Leaflet (PDF, 322.9 KB)

Parenting Support Groups Diary Dates (PDF, 46 KB)

Sharing nudes updated guidance (PDF, 192.5 KB)

Summary to consultation KCSiE 2021 (DOCX, 22.5 KB)


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 for Schools and Nurseries

Operation Encompass suggested wording for safeguarding policy(2020) (DOCX, 14.3 KB)

Template letter for parents (2020) (DOCX, 85.6 KB)

Gloucestershire Operation Encompass process flowchart (DOCX, 105.9 KB)

Chronology Sheet Template (DOC, 115.5 KB)

Operation Encompass Slides (PPTX, 3 MB)

Recording ( (ZIP, 48.1 MB) NB this is a large file so please allow it to download.  File is secure)


Childcare Disqualification Requirements 

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

Annual Criminal Declaration (DOCX, 41.5 KB)



Child Protection and Exclusion from School - Guide for school professionals - (2020)  (PDF, 440.6 KB)  

Female Genital Mutilation - What you need to Know (PDF, 106.7 KB)

Parent Pamphlet on the Prevent Strategy (DOC, 82 KB)

Child Protection - when educating children other than at school (PDF, 210.4 KB)


Suicide Prevention - Nobody Understands Labels (2020)  (PDF, 340.2 KB)


Guidance for new Headteachers 

Guidance for new Headteachers (revised Aug 20)   (PDF, 276.2 KB)


Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 

Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2020

Keeping Children Safe in Education Briefing Document

DSL Job Description (August 2020) 

Induction Pack (Sept 2020)

Induction Powerpoint (Sept 2020)

Quick Reference Guide Leaflet (Sept 2020) 


Single Central Record

OMG - Single Central Record

Single Central Record FAQs (Jan 2021)

Single Central Record Check List

SCR Monitoring Form

SCR Template

Annual Criminal Declaration Template

Keeping Children Safe in Education (2020) Part 3 

Presentation from Early Years training (2021)


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



Stalking Advice for Professionals  

Stalking Guidance for Professionals 

Stalking Advice for Victims (leaflet) 

Stalking Poster

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