Following the volume of news and commentary surrounding the impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, it should come as no surprise that the pressure is now on schools to ensure they are prepared in time.
Schools expend significant time and expense in recruiting new staff. Finding an employee who brings the required skills and experience and who you believe will fit in well to your organisation is a great start.
The experiences of the pupils from St John's & St Francis Church School in Bridgwater, who were on a trip to the Houses of Parliament during the Westminster attack, and the more recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London...
Schools will always have considered taking disciplinary action against staff where an employee has failed to report safeguarding concerns or has failed to highlight any circumstance that may pose a risk or an increased risk to children.