Tools to help protect and support the school community at all levels.

Childcare disqualification

Schools and local authorities must follow this guidance when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

DBS checks

Issues which commonly arise in relation to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.


The legal protection and union support for members who blow the whistle on employers.


FGM: mandatory reporting

Since October 2015, there is a requirement on doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals to report known cases of FGM to the police.


The Prevent duty and its implications for school and college staff.

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