Child Protection and Safeguarding


From 09 October 2023 we will be launching a new Czone website. The new site has been redesigned and restructured, based on feedback from Schools, Colleges and Settings. We hope the new site will help all education providers to easily access useful information and resources. You will still be able to access the site using the link

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