For Your Information

Right to Withdraw Guidance

The following recommendation concerning the right to withdraw is from Derek Holloway from Church House. Please click on the link below:

Guidance on Managing the Right of Withdrawal from Religious Education

Derek Holloway recommends the following publication that will aid schools concerning the right to withdraw. Please click on link below to be taken to the publication:


Safeguarding

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018

The government has published the latest update to Keeping Children Safe in Education, which will come in to force on 3rd September 2018. The DfE are at pains to say that this document is ‘For Information Only’, and schools should continue to refer to Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016.

An article and a 16 minute video about the new guidance has been produced by Andrew Hall Specialist Safeguarding Consultant and can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

https://www.safeguardinginschools.co.uk/keeping-children-safe-in-education-2018/

Download the Keeping Children Safe in Education (2018) guidance here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/707761/Keeping_Children_Safe_in_Education_-_September_2018.pdf

Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (DfE, 2018)

Originally published in December 2017, the government have republished the Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment guidance, with a May 2018 date. There are a number of changes from the original, although they are additions rather than change of advice. A summary of the key actions and guidance now forms Part 5 of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Download the document here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/707653/Sexual_Harassment_and_Sexual_Violence_Advice.pdf