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Schools-guidance

Best practice advice for applying the new Child Safe Standards to better protect children and young people in all organisations that work with children.

The new standards come into effect on 1 July 2022.

Schools must update their child safety strategies, policies, and practices by 1 July to comply with the new standards.

Ministerial Order 1359 provides the framework for child safety in schools.

New Child Safe Standards

Templates and resources

Reviewed 25 August 2022

Child Safe Standards

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