Prevent and Schools
DfE - THE PREVENT DUTY: DEPARTMENTAL ADVICE FOR SCHOOLS AND CHILDCARE PROVIDERS (June 2015)
The Department for Education has issued the departmental advice to help recipients understand the implications of the revised Prevent Duty 2015.
As identified in the advice, 'Schools and childcare providers should have clear procedures in place for protecting children at risk of radicalisation. These procedures may be set out in existing safeguarding policies. It is not necessary for schools and childcare settings to have distinct policies on implementing the Prevent duty.
DfE / HOME OFFICE: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS USED TO ENCOURAGE TRAVEL (JULY 2015)
There is increasingly widespread recognition that terrorist and extremist organisations are utilising the Internet and Social Media for the radicalisation and grooming of Young People. Further to this, the Department for Education and the Home Office have issued the joint enclosed briefing note (see link above) for schools highlighting some of these aspects and actions schools should take.
DfE: PROMOTING FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES AS PART OF SMSC IN SCHOOLS (NOVEMBER 2014)
Departmental advice on promoting basic important British values as part of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development.
Dfe - KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION - STATUTORY GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (SEPTEMBER 2020)
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education (the department) issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002, the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014, and the Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015. Schools and colleges in England must have regard to it when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. For the purposes of this guidance children includes everyone under the age of 18.