Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) 2019: key changes from 2018

Last updated: 03 Sep 2019 Topics: Schools

CASPAR briefing

As of September 2019, schools in England must follow updated statutory guidance on Keeping children safe in education (Department for Education, 2019).

The updated guidance includes information on:

  • changes to local safeguarding children’s boards (LSCBs) arrangements
  • changes to Ofsted framework
  • the new RSE curriculum
  • schools' responsibilities in recognising and responding to concerns around pupils at risk of engaging in serious crime
  • information regarding ‘upskirting’.

Our briefing summarises the changes to the 2019 version of Keeping children safe in education compared to the 2018 version.

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Reference

Department for Education (2019) Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges (PDF) London: Department for Education.