Early Years Safeguarding

Early Years DSL Forums
Each term we host a Safeguarding forum for DSLs from Early Years settings and childminders. The event is on line. The invitation and link to join is sent out from us via the AfC Early Years Team. Look out for the correspondence. Here are the dates for the 21-22 academic year:

  • Autumn: 16 November 2022 7pm-9pm on Zoom
  • Spring: 15 March 2023 7pm -9pm on Zoom
  • Summer: 28 June 2023 7pm-9pm on Zoom 

For further information, email Lucy Macarthur at

Education Reps
If you have anything you want bringing to their attention, such as strategic themes to take forward, please email to let them know.

  1. KRSCP Early Years Newsletter Summer 2022
  2. Early Years Foundation Stage
  3. Keeping Children Safe in Education
  4. Model Safeguarding Policy
  5. Safer Recruitment Policy
  6. Female Genital Multilation (FGM) Policy

Local Area Designated Officer (LADO)
Phone: 07774 332 675

Round Up Newsletters


  1. Round Up Newsletter Summer 2022
  2. Round Up Newsletter Spring 2022
  3. Round Up Newsletter Summer 2021
  4. Round Up Newsletter Spring 2021

Section 40 of the Childcare Act 2006 places a duty on Early Years providers to implement and comply with the EYFS welfare requirements. To read them follow this link: