Procedures and Practice Standards


The New Procedures Manual (September 2014)


Writing Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

  • Model Safeguarding Policy for Schools and Education Services September 2016 (updated January 2017) - Click Here
  • Model Safeguarding Policy for Schools Codicil of Changes (January 2017) - Click Here
  • Framework for Voluntary and Independent Child Care Organisations - Click Here
  • Model No Platforms Policy for Schools - Click Here
    'In applying this policy there is useful information in the Birmingham City Council No Platform Policy' - Click Here

 Inter-Agency Protocols

  • Information Sharing Protocol - click here
    Protocol Summary - click here
  • Early Help Definition - click here
  • West Midlands Child Protection Conference System - Principles, Protocols and Practice Standards - click here
  • Resolution and Escalation Protocol (multi-agency) - Resolution of Professional Disagreements about Safeguarding Children - click here
    Summary of changes - click here
    Contact List of Agencies Senior Safeguarding Leads - click here
  • Forced Marriage Protocol - click here (between Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police) 
  • FGM Mandatory Reporting Protocol - click here
    With effect from 31st October 2015, certain professional have a legal duty to report known cases of female genital mutilation to the police.  This protocol outlines the actions to be taken by professionals in Birmingham
  •  Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infants & Children Under 18 (SUDC)  Click Here West Midlands Police Geographical Area
  • Person Posing a Risk to Children - West Midlands Region, Multi-Agency Good Practise Guidance Manual - Click Here

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