Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined by this guidance [email protected]
- protecting children from maltreatment
- preventing impairment of children’s health or development
- ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
- taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes
This guidance applies to all organisations and agencies who have functions relating to children. It applies, in its entirety, to all schools.