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Allegations against staff: model and examples

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Last updated on 28 September 2017
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Policy article
Are there policies for dealing with allegations of abuse by staff? We link to four examples of policies from schools and a model procedure from a local authority. We also look at statutory guidance from the DfE on managing allegations of abuse against staff.

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  1. 1 Model policy from The Key
  2. 2 KeyDoc policy checklist
  3. 3 Primary school: policy
  4. 4 All-through school: procedure
  5. 5 Special school: procedure
  6. 6 Local authority model procedure
  7. 7 Statutory guidance

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