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Last updated on 23 August 2016
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Which staff need to have a criminal records check? We relay guidance from the Department for Education and Ofsted on Disclosure and Barring Service checks for staff. DBS checks were previously known as Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks.

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  1. Summary of checks required
  2. Checks for staff who have lived overseas
  3. Maintaining a single central record

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