educating children in a positive environment.

Adults working with children in education are expected to provide a safe and supportive environment to secure the wellbeing of every child.

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safeguarding documents we provide.

Although in most instances, staff experience no issues surrounding misconduct, some have expressed concern about their vulnerability and have requested clearer advice on what might be considered to be misconduct.

We’ve produced this safeguarding document to clarify any confusion surrounding the following key topics:

  • Exercise of professional judgment
  • Power and positions of trust
  • Confidentiality
  • Propriety and behaviour
  • Dress and appearance
  • Gifts
  • Infatuations
  • Social contact
  • Physical contact
  • Physical education and other activities that require physical contact
  • Showers and changing
  • Pupils in distress
  • Behaviour management
  • Care, control and physical intervention
  • Sexual contact with young people
  • One-to-one situations
  • Overnight supervision and examinations
  • Transporting children
  • Educational visits and after school clubs
  • First aid and administration of medication
  • Intimate care
  • Curriculum
  • Photography, video and other creative arts
  • Internet use
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Sharing concerns and recording incidents

For more information on safeguarding children in education, contact the team today.

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