Child Protection and Safeguarding


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Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

LADO processes and procedures can be found at Allegations about adults who work with children - the LADO | East Sussex County Council

Visit the main safeguarding page (including policies, procedures and Continuum of Need)

Record keeping guidance can be found at Record Keeping Guidance - Czone (

The Continuum of Need can be found at Using the Continuum of Need levels and indicators | East Sussex County Council


Early Years Safeguarding Documents

Safeguarding letter to parents

Safeguarding letter to childcare providers

Safeguarding: SPOA guidance for early years settings

Safeguarding: Guidance for Early Years Providers on what to do in the case of serious accidents, illness or death of a child

Safeguarding Model Policy