Learning & Improvement

"There should be a culture of continuous learning and improvement across the organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, identifying opportunities to draw on what works and promote good practiceWorking Together (2015)

Under Working Together (2015), Local Safeguarding Children Boards are required to maintain a local learning and improvement framework which is shared across local organisations who work with children and families.  The purpose of the framework is to enable organisations to be clear about their responsibilities, to learn from experience and improve services as a result.  To view the NYSCB Learning and Improvement Framework please click the link below:

To help support professionals working with children and young people in North Yorkshire and inprove the delivery of services we provide high quality, multi-agency training on a variety of subject from basic awareness of safeguarding issues to training on specialist subjects.  Further information can be obtained from the links below:

The NYSCB undertakes research and audits on issues relating to the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and young people.  The results of this research and audits can be found below:

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Latest News

Updated Vulnerability Checklist

Some minor amendments have been made to the Vulnerability Checklist which was released in September 2018.

School Safeguarding Audit Tool 2018-19

We are pleased to share the School Safeguarding Audit Tool 2018-19 for all schools to complete and return no later than Friday 29th March 2019.

Criminal Exploitation & County Lines

Criminal exploitation of children and young people (many of whom are vulnerable) is an issue nationally and it is happening in North Yorkshire too.

Working with Individuals Vulnerable to Extremism in Education Settings

Working with Individuals Vulnerable to Extremism in Education Settings Practice Guidance has now been published.

New and Updated Practice Guidance Out Now

New Substance Misuse in Parents and updated Safer Recruitment practice guidance for professionals is now available.

School Sample Child Protection Policy 2018

We are pleased to share the updated School Sample Child Protection Policy 2018

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