The Department for Education (DfE) has updated the Keeping children safe in education statutory guidance for England to include: a link to The Childcare (Disqualification) and Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (paragraph 132); and clarification on the point at which a school must make referral to the Disclosure and Barring Service (paragraphs 158 and 159). The flowchart titled ‘Actions where there are a concern about a child’ in Keeping children safe in education: for school and college staff (part 1) has also been updated to make it more accessible.

Further information: Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges (PDF)

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