Questions for the DSL to make sure effective safeguarding procedures are in place
Select each question to see what to look for in your designated safeguarding lead (DSL)'s answers, and the kinds of evidence they might refer to.
Do pupils feel protected and safe? How do you know? What to look for in an answer: That people know how to complain, and understand the process for doing so Pupils report that adults listen to them and take their concerns seriously Where children are at risk, a trusted adult helps to keep them safe (In primary schools and nurseries) A key person system helps babies and very young children to form strong attachments with adults The designated safeguarding lead (DSL) might refer to evidence such as: Answers from a pupil questionnaire or discussions with pupils on whether they