Aspects of Safeguarding

Safeguarding is not just about protecting children from deliberate harm.  It includes many issues for schools, for example:

  • bullying, including cyber-bullying
  • child sexual exploitation
  • domestic violence
  • drug and substance misuse
  • educational visits
  • e-safety
  • female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • harassment and discrimination
  • intimate care
  • management of contractors/visitors
  • pupils' health and safety
  • racist abuse
  • preventing radicalisation
  • self-harm
  • use of physical intervention

There are many other issues and this list intends to capture some of the aspects of safeguarding.