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6. Guidance and further information

Local safeguarding information

 

Key local information about safeguarding children is located on Derby Safeguarding Children Board website (www.derbyscb.org.uk).

 

This includes Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Boards’ safeguarding children procedures. Key chapters’ include:

 

  • Providing early help
  • Making a referral to children’s social care
  • Child protection section 47 enquiries
  • Child protection conferences
  • Children abused through sexual exploitation
  • Safeguarding children at risk of abuse through female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Safeguarding children and young people against radicalisation and violent extremism
  • Allegations against staff carers and volunteers
  • Children and families who go missing

 

The procedures also have key guidance document and information, including:

 

The DSCB website has a specific page for education providers, including a safeguarding children audit tool for schools and colleges to support schools their annual review of safeguarding practice and in their development of a safeguarding action plan. There is also a training pathway for education providers, template polices and information about the DSCB Education Hub and safeguarding update service.

 

There is a range of useful information and resources on the website, including:

 

 

Other sources of safeguarding information and guidance can be obtained via:

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