Registration of independent schools: guidance for proprietors overseeing child protection and safeguarding arrangements

Guidance for proprietors who are obliged to ensure that their school is appropriately resourced and structured to safeguard the welfare of learners. This guidance has been developed in consultation with a number of stakeholders to support good practice in schools.

Instruction for amendments to this document

Any proposed amendments to this document should be agreed by the Registrar of

Independent Schools’ Office in consultation with stakeholders. Any questions or queries on this document should be directed to the Registrar of Independent Schools’ Office by email at:



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