Promoting Safeguarding on your website


Safeguarding is an important part of a schools duty towards the development of their pupils and is a very current topic this term with the new responsibilities for schools under The Counter Terrorism Act 2015. In addition, recent Ofsted bulletins have discussed the greater emphasis inspectors should be placing on looking at how well schools promote pupil’s behaviour and safety. So we thought we’d focus on using your website to communicate with your approach to children’s safety in general.

Here are some suggestions to help you reflect your school’s culture of safeguarding through your website.

Have a safeguarding page with:

Ofsted are looking that you don’t just comply with what is required but that you provide a convincing provision. Here are some other ways to promote your approach and provision with regards to the children’s behavior and safety across your site:

E-safety is a topic we have discussed in detail before but cannot be left unmentioned when talking about children’s safety in our world today. Here is a little reminder of some key e-safety points with regards to your website:

Don’t forget to look back at our recent blogs for more information on how to demonstrate your compliance with your Prevent duties via your website and make sure you are Ofsted ready.  Download our PYS Website Audit to help you too.