Slough Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding in Education

The Safeguarding in education settings group provides an overview of the effectiveness of safeguarding in  schools , colleges and other education settings

The Safeguarding in Education Officer :

  • Support schools with compliance on government guidance in respect of safeguarding responsibilities and training requirements
  • Provide expert advice and consultation to education setting regarding safeguarding matters in schools and to sign post to the most appropriate support services
  • Foster and facilitate good communication between schools and partners to safeguard children 
  • Disseminate and signpost best practice in safeguarding in schools on policy development and share learning from Serious Case Reviews
  • Support, follow up and manage any safeguarding complaints with schools from external bodies (Ofsted, ESFA, and CP&S Unit)
  • Collate, manage and evaluate the annual Sec 11 audits on behalf of the LSCB including safeguarding training needs

You can contact Jatinder Matharu (Safeguarding in Education Officer) for non urgent information and advice at:

Slough Borough Council
St Martin’s Place
2nd Floor East, 51 Bath Road
Slough, Berkshire
SL1 3UF 

01753 875068 / 07714 858213

Jatinder.matharu@slough.gov.uk 

See below the website for those working in education settings

https://thelink.slough.gov.uk