A series of useful resources for designated safeguarding leads


Date of network

Downloadable resources

26 May 2021 

DSL Network May 26th 2021 Presentation (ppt)
DV toolkit
Family Support Pathway
TFS / Way2Work Flyers
Way2Work Referral Form

10th February 2021

Agenda and link to access meeting 

14th October 2020


Agenda and link to access the meeting 
Reflection sheet
Neglect Toolkit
Neglect Guidance
Neglect FAQ's
DSL Presentation
Mentors in Violence presentation

19th May 2020


11th February 2019

Main Presentation
Vulnerability Factors

16th October 2019

Regional Cyber Crime Unit:
Prepare, Prevent & Protect
Understanding Cyber Crime Presentation
National and Local Update
Reflection Sheet

21st May 2019

Main Presentation
Training Documents (zip folder)
Kooth Posters (zip folder)
Reflection Sheet
Early Police Alert to Schools (form)
EPAS Presentation

12th February 2019

Main Presentation
CGL Jigsaw DSL presentation secondary
Reflection Sheet
Table Discussion Feedback

10th October 2018

Reflection Sheet
Main Presentation
FGM Slides
Equation Presentation
15 Day RR process map

22nd May 2018

Main Presentation
ACES Presentation
Reflection Sheet
Schools Safeguarding Self-Evaluation
Self Evaluation Completion Notes 
DSL Local Clusters May 2018 


Other useful resources

Abuse - Talking about the abuse that happened in childhood
Adult and Child Honour Based Violence Abuse & Forced Marriage Identification and Referral Pathway
Advice for Local Authorities - Safeguarding Children Returning to the UK from Syria  
Bullying and Cyber Bullying -  Keeping children safe.  We can all play a part in helping keep children safe from bullying and cyberbullying - whether it's happening at school, at home or online. (NSPCC website)
Children Missing Education - Guidance
Children Missing Education - Referral Form
Child Sexual Exploitation Appropriate Language Guidance
City Schools Safeguarding Framework September 2018
Coronavirus, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence: Information for Professionals
Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse: Reducing the Risk to Survivors
DASH RIC - Use of Professional Judgement
Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service - Derelict video
Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service - Shock video
Digital Parenting Magazine by Vodafone - Technology has many benefits but it also brings challenges, such as sexting and bullying.  Digital Parenting highlights the potential risks and gives expert advice.
DV DASH Risk Assessment and Referral form January 2020 
DV DASH Risk Assessment and Referral form January 2020 PDF 
DV DASH Risk Assessment and Referral form January 2020 Accompanying Forms

Emotionally Based School Refusal and form

E-Safety Guide 2017   
FGM Fact Sheet from Home Office 
FGM A3 staffroom checklist
FGM mandatory reporting flowchart 
FGM, HBVA & FM - Education Letter Summer 2020  
FGM National Poster 2020 
Getting help to overcome abuse: a quick guide for young people receiving support 
Green card – indicators of child abuse November 2016
Guidance for Safer working practice (GSWP) May 2019  
HBV and FM Poster May 2020 
HBVA FM and FGM Education letter post summer 13th Oct 2020 
Improving communication routes between schools and GP practices 
Indecent images of children: guidance for young people - GOV.UK Guidance 
Information on Allegations of historical child abuse in Nottinghamshire 

Information sharing advice for safeguarding practitioners   

Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings 
Introducing NSPCC Learning | NSPCC  
Knife Crime: Guidance for Primary and Secondary Schools 2019 03 
Managing sexualised behaviour in primary schools - online course from NSPCC
MARF Form  
Mental Help and Suicidal Thoughts in Children - help and advice from NSPCC 

Missing Appointments Matter  

Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage 
Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation 

MULTI AGENCY Sexual Exploitation Risk Assessment Tool 

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Suicide Prevention Guidance  
Nottingham City Council’s Multi–Agency Child Sexual Exploitation Procedural Flowchart 2016  
Nottingham City Pathway for Young People in Intimate Violent Relationships 
NSPCC Safeguarding in the performing arts  
Oral Health Toolkit  
Police in the Classroom: A handbook for the police and PSHE teachers  
Practice Guidance - Multi-Agency Meetings 
Prevent National Referral Form V3  
Professionals Visiting Schools - Guidance from Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board 
Rail Safety Info for DSLs   
SnapMaps - Explanation of how to make children safe when using this app 
Special Guardianship Orders 
Staying Safe online - information for parents and carers 
Staying Safe online - information for young people  
Suicide: Getting help if you are feeling suicidal - prevention advice from NHS 
Suicide: Help is at Hand - information on support after someone may have died by suicide. 
The Designated Teacher for Looked-after and Previously Looked-after Children: Statutory Guidance on their Roles and Responsibilities, February 2018 
Working Together to Safeguard Children