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Governors' safeguarding advice

Governors' safeguarding advice

The statutory guidance, Keeping children safe in education, places requirements on all governing boards. Boards must ensure their schools have effective safeguarding policies and procedures in place that take into account local risks, any statutory guidance issued by the Secretary of State, any LA guidance, and locally agreed on inter-agency procedures.

Governor safeguarding audit


It is suggested that this optional safeguarding audit for nominated governors is completed in partnership with the Designated Safeguarding Leads, during termly meetings and the information collated used to populate the Annual Safeguarding Report to Governors at the end of the academic year.

Download the Governors Safeguarding Audit 2021 (English Print version) 

Download the Governors Checklist 2021 (English Print version)

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