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Guidance on making arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children under section 11

Health information

Improving Access to Sexual Health Advice Services: Extended Schools

Information sharing

The Department for Education has published advice for safeguarding professionals on information sharing. The advice explains relevant legislation and includes key principles and practicalities of sharing personal information . This advice replaces ‘Information sharing: guidance for practitioners and managers’ (2008).

Source: Department for Education - July 2018

Keeping children safe in education

The Department for Education has published new guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Source: Department for Education - for September 2016

Safeguarding children from abuse linked to a belief in spirit possession

Sexual health

What to do if ......

The Department for Education has published new advice for professionals on identifying and responding to child abuse. It replaces the previous version of ‘What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused’ (2006).

Source: Department for Education - updated 26 March 2015

Working Together

Working together to safeguard children: a guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children (PDF).

The Department for Education has published a revised version of the Working together to safeguard children guidance. 

Source: Department for Education - July 2018

2015 version of Working Together

The NSPCC Information Service has published an article explaining how the new Working Together guidance impacts on people working with children in England. We have also published two new briefings: on information sharing and confidentiality for professionals and a summary of the updated statutory guidance for schools in England.

Updated 8 April 2015

A guide for the Police, CPS and LSCBs to assist with the liaison and exchange of information when there are simultaneous Chapter 8 SCRs and criminal proceedings

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