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Safeguarding: related policies

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Last updated on 18 November 2016
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Which policies fall under the umbrella of safeguarding? There is no definitive list of which policies relate to safeguarding. We look at examples from schools and local authorities and explain schools' duty to safeguard pupils.

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  1. 1 Policies that fall under the safeguarding requirement
  2. 2 Model child protection and safeguarding policies
  3. 3 Safeguarding-related policies from schools
  4. 4 Legal duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

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