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South West Safeguarding and Child Protection Procedures
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Amendments

May 2020

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Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Assessments This chapter has been updated in line with the new digital referral system for reporting potential victims of Modern Slavery.
Recording Policy and Guidelines This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read.
Children and Young People Aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities An update has been made in Section 1, Principles to draw attention to OFSTED’s advice that Local Authorities should exercise due diligence in ensuring schools for pupils with SEN are registered with the DFE. The same diligence should be exercised on behalf of pupils with SEN.
Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Child Victims of Trafficking and Modern Slavery This chapter has been updated to take account of the new NRM digital referral form to report Modern Slavery.
Notification of Significant Events This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read.
Education of Looked After and Previously Looked After Children

This chapter has been updated to reflect Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 which replaces the 2018 version. Section 8, Safeguarding the Looked After Child at School has been amended to include reference to Upskirting (which is now a criminal offence) and serious violence.

In Section 1.3, Role of the Local Authority, Virtual School Head (VSH), and School, OFSTED’s advice that Local Authorities should exercise due diligence in ensuring schools for LAC pupils are registered with the DFE has been added.

Next update: October 2020


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