Family & Community Government Policy & Strategies entries for England include strategy documents which inform current and future policy.
Parents’ and carers’ views on how we can work together to prevent the sexual abuse of disabled children
Children and young people who have disabilities are at an increased risk of being abused compared with their non-disabled peers (Jones et al, 2012).
How safe are our children?
For the past six years our annual How safe are our children? report has compiled and analysed data from across the UK to show the current child protection landscape.
Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)
The standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.
Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential
The national plan for dealing with social mobility through education.
School attendance: Guidance for maintained schools, academies, independent schools and local authorities
This is guidance from the Department for Education. This guidance is non-statutory, and has been produced to help schools and local authorities maintain high levels of school attendance and plan the school day and year.
Keeping children safe in education. Statutory guidance for schools and colleges
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education (the department) issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002, the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014, and the Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015.
Exclusion from maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units in England. Statutory guidance for those with legal responsibilities in relation to exclusion
This document from the Department for Education provides a guide to the legislation that governs the exclusion of pupils from maintained schools, pupil referral units (PRUs), academy schools (including free schools, studio schools and university technology colleges) and alternative provision academies (including alternative provision free schools) in England.
What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused. Advice for practitioners
This advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help practitioners identify child abuse and neglect and take appropriate action in response.