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Last reviewed on 15 July 2021
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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.

Use our checklist

Go through the checklist with your designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to satisfy yourself, and the governing board, that your school has appropriate safeguarding arrangements in place.

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In the context of coronavirus, there are some additional things you'll need to consider when monitoring safeguarding - find out what these are here

No specific frequency for monitoring provision

Changes to the checklist We've updated our checklist so it's in line with the new KCSIE 2021, as well as other additions, including: Training Staff should know how to identify children who may benefit from early help, and how to identify the signs of abuse and neglect  Policies and procedures There are systems in place for children to confidently report

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