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Welcome to this web enabled Working Together to Safeguard Children which can be accessed by using the Contents button.


The Department for Education published this version of Working Together to Safeguard Children on the 5th July 2018. It replaced the previous guidance issued in 2015. The current guidance was updated on the 21st February 2019 to reflect how local authorities should notify the Child Safeguarding¬†Practice Review¬†Panel and revised again on the 9th December 2020 to incorporate factual changes in relation to information sharing, homelessness duty and references to domestic abuse. A summary of the most recent changes can be found here.

Keeping Children Safe in Education revised and published on the 1st September 2020 should be read alongside Working Together to Safeguard Children.

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