This module enables schools to keep track of key safeguarding checks and actions.
Areas are updated by
Safeguarding Owners who by default are also assigned to each of the
Safeguarding Items in the
Safeguarding Itemsto someone else provided they are a user of the system and that they have also been assigned the role of
Users who have the role of
Safeguarding Manager can assign the role of
Safeguarding Owner to any other user of the system and can also assign ownership of all
Safeguarding Areas and
Safeguarding Managersmust be assigned by an
There is also a role of
Safeguarding Viewer that can be assigned to any user of the system. These users can see the status of any
Safeguarding Area or
Safeguarding Item but cannot update them.
|Updates own items||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Updates other items||Yes||No||No||No|
|Views own items||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Views other items||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
Safeguarding Managersthis panel also indicates the status of the
Safeguarding Itemsthat they "own".
Safeguarding Areas and
Safeguarding Items are initially marked as incomplete.
Safeguarding Ownerassigned to each will receive an email once a week to remind them of
Safeguarding Itemsthat are
Due for reviewwithin the next four weeks.
Safeguarding Audit page, accessed from the
Dashboard lists all the
Safeguarding Areas with their
Owners and a progress indicator showing the status of the
Safeguarding Items in that
At the top of the page there is a button to access a list of all
Safeguarding Items, another one to
Areas and Items and, for managers, access to the Admin/Setup pages.
Safeguarding Items can be reviewed and updated either from here or from their parent
Safeguarding Area page.
When marking a
Safeguarding Item as
Review Date will be updated to be one year on from the date of confirmation.
Due for reviewwithin the next 4 weeks the date is updated to be one year from the current review date. The intention of this is that reviews can take place in a timely way before they are due but the review date does not creep earlier and earlier each year.
Safeguarding Itemmore often.
The name of the
Safeguarding Owner of each
Safeguarding Area and
Safeguarding Item is displayed next to it as a "mailto" hyperlink to facilitate quick communication if any queries arise.
In a coordinated group of schools (e.g. a MAT), some
Safeguarding Items can only be updated by the central
They still have locally set
Safeguarding Owners who will receive reminders about them so that they can be involved in the coordinated update of them.