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Legislation and guidance

Links to key legislation and guidance

Legislation and regulations

Below are the links to key legislation and guidance. It is important that the Headteacher, DSLs and members of the Governing Board read the guidance and legislation and they understand the implications for policy and practice.

Independent schools and academies

Independent schools and academies are required to have regard to the following regulations:

Boarding schools

Schools with boarding provision need to have regard to:

Ofsted guidance

Best practice

Download from the Children's Commissioner website: