DBS checks: do I need a new one?DBS checks don't expire – it's for the school employer to decide if you need a new check. Find out when you might be asked for a new one, and how the DBS Update Service can help you keep your certificate up to date.
DBS checks: school staffDownload our summary table to learn which staff members need to have a criminal records check, and what checks staff need when they've lived overseas.
Section 128 checksUpdatedMake sure you know who should have a section 128 check under the latest safeguarding guidance and how to carry one out. Understand what the check looks for and why it's important.