Schools and Nurseries Safeguarding Policies

Schools and Nurseries Safeguarding Policies

Statutory Duties

Schools have a duty under section 175 of the Education Act 2002 to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by:

  • providing a safe learning environment
  • making appropriate referrals to children’s social care where children are in need or at risk of harm
  • work with local authorities in taking action to safeguard children missing from education.

These duties are set out in the statutory guidance:

Keeping Children Safe in Education

The safeguarding point of contact in the Camden Learning Partnerships is Jon Abbey who can be contacted via email.

Local Policies

The following policies have been developed to support schools and early years settings to safeguard children: