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Please be aware that all resources to support the Safeguarding and Welfare requirements are correct at the time of publication, however it is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the statutory elements reflect current legislation and regulation.


3Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements
These pages provide settings with an overview of each safeguarding and welfare requirement they include supporting materials that providers can use to develop their own templates for relevant documentation.
All documents within these sections are in a PDF format and are for reference only. Providers are encouraged to use these resources as a basis to develop their own materials that reflect their practice.

If further information or guidance is required please contact the safeguarding and welfare team at the Birth to Five Service on 01522 552752.





Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements

Documentation and guidance to support the EYFS requirement(s)


Safeguarding and Welfare Statutory Framework

Legal Requirements 

hand print web small  Child Protection EYFS Requirements 3.4 to 3.8
hand print web small Suitable People

EYFS Requirements 3.9 to 3.17

hand print web small Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

EYFS Requirements 3.18 to 3.25

hand print web small Key Person EYFS Requirement 3.26
hand print web small Staff and Child Ratios EYFS Requirements 3.27 to 3.38
hand print web small Health

EYFS Requirements 3.42 to 3.49

hand print web small Managing Behaviour EYFS Requirements 3.50 to 3.52
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Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment

EYFS Requirements 3.53 to 3.65

hand print web small Equal Opportunities EYFS Requirement 3.66
hand print web small Information and Records EYFS Requirements 3.67 to 3.77
 Additional Support Tools
hand print web small Ofsted Documentation
hand print web small Safeguarding and Welfare Audit Tool 
hand print web small Safeguarding Project Toolkit