Our safeguarding FAQs are divided into three sections available via the navigation on the left:

  • all schools and colleges
  • learning and skills providers (education and training beyond age 16)
  • Cafcass service areas.

Ofsted inspectors inspect to government legislation and statutory guidance. All Ofsted safeguarding guidance for inspectors is based on Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education, but a number of other key documents are also referenced for your information.

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