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Model Safeguarding Policy

Wirral Safeguarding Children Partnership publishes an annual model Safeguarding policy for schools, and other agencies, and that they can adapt for their own setting (*Please note – The model policy is currently under review. The updated version will be available in the coming weeks and will be sent to all educational settings). 

The current policy can be downloaded below:

Model-safeguarding-policy-2019-20

Model-safeguarding-policy-appendix-2019-20

Below is a COVID 19 safeguarding addendum from WSCP in light of the government’s advice issued.  This is to be added to your current safeguarding policy file and uploaded online with current safeguarding policy:

WSCP Covid-19 Addendum to Schools’ Safeguarding Policy

The policy framework keeps up to date with changes in legislation and local procedural changes.

On 27 March the Government published safeguarding guidance to schools, the link to which is below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-safeguarding-in-schools-colleges-and-other-providers/coronavirus-covid-19-safeguarding-in-schools-colleges-and-other-providers


Safeguarding in schools have also produced a safeguarding checklist for schools during the COVID 19 situation to download, click below. Please note this is a third party resource and is shared in case any schools find it helpful. It is not a statutory or WSCP document:

Interim Safeguarding Guidance – (March 2020 – Action Plan)