Safeguarding in Education

Safeguarding in Education:

Keeping Learners Safe: The role of local authorities, governing bodies and proprietors of independent schools under the Education Act 2002  Keeping Learners Safe (

This national guidance is intended for all those working with children and young people in an education setting or related agency who would benefit from understanding the process and expectations for safeguarding in schools, and the wider system.

The document contains guidance for local authorities and governing bodies on arrangements for safeguarding children under the Education Act 2002. The guidance relates directly to the safeguarding procedures and duties under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.