Updated guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education

12 July 2016

Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment was updated on 26 May and it comes into force on 5 September 2016.

Until 5 September, schools and colleges must continue to use the statutory guidance dated July 2015. From 5 September, schools and colleges must use the updated guidance. Please also note that any school or college policy that refers to the guidance must refer to the new 2016 version.