Key Documents

Key Documents

There are two key statutory guidance documents for schools and colleges which detail their responsibilities to keep children and safe and to promote their welfare; Keeping Children safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children. Both can be downloaded below:

Keeping Children Safe in Education -September 2021

Working_Together_to_Safeguard_Children  from August 2018

Also included below is a guidance document for safer working practices in schools published by the Safer Recruitment Consortium and recommended by the DfE.

Safeguarding Policies and Procedures

The Wirral Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP) publishes a full set of multi-agency safeguarding policies and procedures which can be accessed here: