For full child protection procedures please visit the South West Child Protection Procedures site at Please also see our Thresholds for Safeguarding practice guidance – including what to do if you suspect abuse and/or neglect.

Allegations Against Adults Flowchart

Allegations against School Staff Flowchart

Allegations against Early Years Staff Flowchart

Allegations Management Policy

Bruising and injuries to non-mobile children Protocol

Discharge Planning Protocol: Discharge of Children and Young People from Acute Hospital Settings

Escalation Policy – (note Wiltshire’s Escalation Policy now differs to the one from South West Child Protection Procedures)

Information Sharing – Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers – March 2015

Keeping Children Safe in Education – statutory guidance for schools and colleges – September 2016

Keeping Children Safe in Education – information for all school and college staff part 1 – September 2016

Learning and Improvement Framework

Local Authority Guidance for Schools: Code of Conduct (for safer working practice)  

Minimum Expectations for Privately Employed Nurses

Model School Child Protection Policy

Multi-agency Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation – April 2016

Pre-Birth Protocol to Safeguarding unborn babies

Professional Notification to Social Care (Mash inter-agency referral form)

Rapid Response Meeting Agenda

Social Networking Policy

Strategy Discussions and Section 47 Enquiries

Single Assessment Protocol

Supervision Principles

Safer Recruitment Principles

Swindon and Wiltshire Missing from Home and Care Protocol

Thresholds for Safeguarding

Unexpected Child Death Contact List