Frequently asked questions

The KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education) document, is a piece of statutory guidance that contains staffs legal duties. “The above persons should ensure that all staff in their school or college read at least Part one of this guidance.” - KCSIE

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to all educational institutes, this includes: 

  • Nurseries
  • Free schools
  • Specialised schools
  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Academies
  • Pupil referral units

Yes. In the UK, all schools are subject to a Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspection. 

All those working within an educational institution, regardless of their role, must complete Safeguarding Training. However, depending on their role, there are different levels of safeguarding training required. 

Errors in administering medication can have devastating effects. Always remember the Six Rights of Administration - they go as follows:

  • Right Person 
  • Right Medicine 
  • Right Dose 
  • Right Time 
  • Right Route
  • The right to refuse 

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Documents & other resources

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The essentials of Health & Safety and HR in Education

Each and every educational institution has a responsibility to protect the children in their care from harm.


Training Plan for those working in Schools

We have created training plans for employee training as they start to return to work during and after COVID-19. These templates can be used to plan your employee’s training.


Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan for Schools

This form should be completed for anyone who requires assistance with any aspect of an emergency evacuation.

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Signs of Mental Ill-Health in Children

For those working with children, it is key to know what the signs of mental ill-health are. Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people.

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Keeping Children Safe on Social Media

Do you know how to safeguard children from the dangers of Social Media? Our guide looks at platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Snapchat!

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Steps to Safer Recruitment - Safer Recruitment in Education

Steps to Safer Recruitment. This shows the 14 steps to safer recruitment, right from the planning stage, through to the induction and probationary period.


Most common food allergens

This document is perfect to pin up on a notice board at school for teachers and pupils alike.


Common symptoms of a MILD or MODERATE allergic reaction

A little reminder of the most common symptoms of a mild or moderate allergic reaction, so you know what to look out for in a child with allergies.


Common warning signs of abuse in children

This resource shows the common signs of abuse. If you recognise any of these signs in a child, regardless of whether you suspect a particular type of abuse or not, you need to respond appropriately.