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 Online Safety Guidance

Bournemouth Safeguarding Contact Details (5 Nov 2018)

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

Counter - Extremism Strategy October 2015

Counter Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) 2018

Disclosure and Barring Service

Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006

Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 update

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 (updated October 2018)

Information Sharing for practitioners 2018

Keeping children safe in Children Centres

Keeping children safe in Early Years settings

Keeping children safe in education

Keeping children safe in education update

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)

Safeguarding children and protecting professionals in early years settings: online safety considerations

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 2018


page updated 6 February 2019