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Safeguarding in Education

This webpage is designed to provide relevant safeguarding guidance, resources and support to Designated Safeguarding Leads, (DSLs) Head Teachers, Principals, and Governors within an education environment.

(Education settings include: schools, colleges, alternative provision, faith educational settings/schools, Independent & Free schools and Multi Academy Trusts.)

 

Making a Referral into Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

Making a Referral into Early Help (non statutory)

LADO - Managing Allegations (People working with children/young people in a Position of Trust) - Dudley LADO: Yvonne Nelson-Brown

The Local Authority Desigated Officer's role is to offer guidance and support when an allegation is made against any adult who comes into contact with children in either a paid or unpaid capacity.  The DSL/Proprietor/Employer/Governor MUST contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) within 1 (one) working day.

Link to the LADO Process flowchart for allegations/concerns against staff in a paid or voluntary position.

How to contact and refer into Dudley Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)  allegations@dudley.gcsx.gov.uk 

 

 

Local Safeguarding Policies 

 

Templates & Safeguarding Resources

 

Learning from Serious Case Reviews (SCR)

 Online Safety

Contact: Community Safety Team Katriona.Lafferty@dudley.gov.uk 

Contact: DFGL - Heather Jeavons hjeavons@dgfl.org

Guidance about the use of images visit Dudley's e-safety page

 Sexting 


 Bullying

 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Forced Marriage/Honour Based Violence (HBV) 

 

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) - Contact Nicki.burrows@dudley.gov.uk

 

Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE)

 

Sexuality & Gender

 

Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB)

 

PREVENT, Extremism and Radicalisation    

PREVENT EDUCATION OFFICER  - MARK WILSON mark.wilson@dudley.gov.uk

PREVENT CO ORDINATOR - JOHN HODT john.hodt@dudley.gov.uk

 

 Private Fostering  

 Teenage Pregnancy

 

Useful links: (News, Guidance, Advice, Learning)

 

SAFEGUARDING IN EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2018 30 April 2018 

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2018/19

 

EDUCATION SAFEGUARDING TRAINING DATES 2018/19

To book the following courses please use: EduSG.training@dudley.gov.uk

 

Governor Safeguarding Training - Contact for dates and bookings via: Taniah.jones@dudley.gov.uk

Click the training page to access (DSCB) Dudley Safeguarding Children Board multi agency training.

s175/s157 Schools/College Safeguarding Audit

In relation to section 175/157 of Education Act 2002 Local Authorities require school governing bodies, local education authorities and further education institutions to make arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.  Audits will be commissioned by the Local Authority bi-annually.  

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The website is accurate as of 05 July 2018  

For further safeguarding information or to report a query within the safeguarding in education page, please contact:

Rebecca Jessup

Safeguarding Lead Education

rebecca.jessup@dudley.gov.uk