Key Documents and Guidance

Key documents and guidance for Early Years practitioners

Key documents and guidance including information regarding Prevent Duty Guidance, Keeping Children Safe. 

Bournemouth Early Years E-Safety Guidance

Bournemouth Safeguarding Contact Details (11 July 2017)

Coercive or controlling behaviour now a crime (29 December 2015)

Counter - Extremism Strategy October 2015

DBS Code of Practice (November 2015)

DBS referral and barring decision making process (20 May 2016)

Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006

Dorset Information Sharing Charter (DISC)

Domestic Abuse referral pathway to assist with referrals & sign-posting.  

Educate Against Hate - Protecting children from extremism

Inspection safeguarding in early years, education and skills setting

Information sharing for practitioners 2015

Keeping children safe in Children Centres

Keeping children safe in Early Years settings

Keeping children safe in education

LSCB levels of need and continuum of support document (July 2016)

Mandatory Reporting  of Female Genital Mutilation : Procedural Information  

New law concerning smoking in cars (1 October 2015)

Prevent duty guidance

Psychoactive Substances Act (26 May 2016)

Roles and Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Sept 2017)

Statutory Guidance Framework : Controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship

The prevent duty departmental advice for schools and childcare settings

What to do if you're worried about a child being abused 2015 

Working together to safeguard children (Feb 2017)


page updated 3 November 2017

Contact Us


General Enquiries

01202 451451


Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road


  • Name