Protecting Children in Education Settings

Protecting Children in Education Settings

Southwark Council have produced the attached document detailing Safeguarding procedures within schools and colleges.

Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play in safeguarding children. School and college staff are particularly important as they are in a position to identify concerns early and provide help for children, to prevent concerns from escalating.

Schools and colleges and their staff form part of the wider safeguarding system for children. Schools and colleges should work with social care, the police, health services and other services to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.

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