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Further Information

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

Click here to read more and for the full report.

The briefing relates to the situation in England only.