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Policies & Procedures

Ofsted have confirmed that any Sheffield education setting can adopt the safeguarding policies and procedures on this website. The Local Authority is responsible for ensuring that they are accurate and updated annually.

The setting should:
  • Download the documents into a folder
  • Complete the document 'A Safeguarding Children Policy Frontsheet' in the Toolkit
  • Include your examples of implementing safeguarding in the curriculum and wider activities
  • Add related policies, for example: attendance, behaviour, bullying, health and safety, equality and diversity
  • Ensure all staff have accessed and understood these policies
  • Make this folder available to parents and carers
  • Include a link to this section on your school website 

The key pieces of national and local safeguarding children guidance can be found on the right side of the Schools and other education settings  page.

Safeguarding Policies and Procedures 2016-17:

The policies and procedures below include up to date local and national legislation and guidance and together make a safeguarding or child protection policy for your setting:

Summary of changes:

Full set of policies & procedures:

Your Safeguarding Children Advisors for Education are:

· Bea Kay



· Flora Bandele