Abuse between peers can take many forms, including bullying, physical abuse and sexual harassment. Use the guidance below and example questions to help your school leaders develop a culture where abuse is not tolerated, and understand how to monitor what your school puts in place.
Your governing board must make sure your school has effective safeguarding policies and procedures in place. Use our checklist to help you monitor your school's safeguarding practice in line with the latest version of statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.
Know what to ask your designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and what to look for in their answers so you can make sure your school's safeguarding provisions are working well. Plus, see questions you can use to respond to incidents.