Safeguarding Update February 2024

KCSIE Sept 23 Updates

Filtering and Monitoring – schools must know what this entails and if it’s effective. Even though our Chromebooks take 2 mins to load, this is providing effective filtering!

Attendance is so important; it’s not just about children missing in education.

Clarification of online searches for recuitment

Remember our Safeguarding Hub page?

CPOMS – recent reminders

  • Where appropriate, use blank under “SEND” category, as opposed to “_Behaviour”. This was an Ofsted issue for us.
  • Physical Intervention used? Click the blank and complete the magic form.
  • Violent Incident? Click the blankand complete the magic form.
  • blankUse the Body Map if you notice a mark or bruise on the body.
  • Need a new category? Just suggest it to DSLs.

Who helps to lead safeguarding?


Reminder of Key Terms

DSL – Designated Safeguarding Lead

LADO – Local Authority Designated Officer

KCSIE – Keeping Children Safe in Education (Safeguarding Bible)

PREVENT – Government drive to prevent radicalisation and extremism.

Filtering – stopping unwanted content getting through

Monitoring – knowing what is getting through and doing something about it.

Indicators of change…


Asking a child open questions