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Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures Manual


These Child Protection Procedures are reviewed and updated on a 6 month rolling program and all amendments are noted here with the exception of minor text spelling errors or similar. Urgent updates may be added where the outcome of a Case Review or inspection requires and amendment. Alerts will be sent out for any changes.

February 2020

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details

Child Sexual Exploitation

This procedure has been extensively reviewed and should be re-read in its entirety.

Children Missing from Education

This chapter has been refreshed where required and updated to add a new Section 6, Elective Home Education to reflect the DfE updated guidance on Elective Home Education for local authorities. A new Section 7, Unregistered Schools has also been added.

Domestic Violence and Abuse

A link to the refreshed HM Government Strategy for Ending Violence against Women and Girls Strategy 2016 – 2020 has been added into Section 1, Definition.

Next Update: September 2020


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