Keeping children safe in out-of-school settings: DfE Guidance published
The Department for Education (DfE) has published safeguarding guidance for providers of activities, after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school settings (OOSS) in England. The code of practice is intended to support providers of OOSS: it covers advice on what policies and procedures providers should have in place for health and safety, safeguarding and child protection, staff suitability, and governance. Accompanying guidance for parents and carers to help them choose safe-out-of-school activities covers: community activities; after-school clubs; supplementary schools; tuition; music lessons; sports training; and other activities for children that take place without their parents’ or carers’ supervision.
Read the news story: Keeping children safe in out-of-school settings
Read the code of practice: Keeping children safe in out-of-school settings: code of practice
Read the guidance: Guidance for parents and carers on safeguarding children in out-of-school settings