Safeguarding in English schools - House of Commons Library briefing
This House of Commons Library briefing (Commons Briefing papers CBP-8023) provides information on the safeguarding responsibilities of schools in England, including:
- the role of governing bodies, head teachers and school staff
- the inspection of safeguarding
- safe staff recruitment
- procedures for dealing with allegations against members of staff
- Updated guidance
The briefing relates to the situation in England only.