School & College Templates & Audit

There are a range of safeguarding templates specific for schools, colleges & settings to support with your arrangements. These have been listed on this page for you to access.

In addition to these templates, please see the below pages within the Professionals section where there are number of key forms, tools, standards, frameworks, procedures and guides that are not not specific to education, but where schools, colleges and settings will need to access:

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Full Safeguarding Audit for Education 2021/22
  • What is the full audit?
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    WSCP Full Safeguarding Audit for Education is intended to provide all schools within Wakefield a method of assessing their safeguarding and related practices to ensure that adequate arrangements are in place to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children.

  • Who should complete the full audit?
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    All schools (primary, secondary and special), including maintained, academies, free schools, federated schools , independent schools and colleges are encouraged to complete the full audit as part of annual self-assessment.

    This can then be approved by governing board, trustees and other relevant roles and kept for your own records and review.

  • What is the purpose of the audit?
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    Schools and colleges should complete the audit as part of annual self-assessment. This is a self-evaluation and it is designed to be a learning process and a mechanism by which strengths and identifies areas for development by the DSL team. 

    WSCP reviews and updates the audit tool to ensure it is consistent with all local, regional and national guidance, current statutory guidance and the Ofsted Inspection Framework.

  • Where can I access a copy?
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    To access a copy of the full audit please email wscp@wakefield.gov.uk

  • Does the full audit need submitting to WSCP?
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    The full audit does not need submitting to WSCP.

    A shortened online audit, issued in the spring term, will require all schools and colleges to complete and return to WSCP.

  • Further information
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    For further information please direct queriers to wscp@wakefield.gov.uk

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