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EU Exit Preparations

Please ensure that you and your staff are familiar with the DfE guidance available online at
Lord Agnew (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System) issued a letter to Directors of Children’s Services requesting that it is shared with state schools. Read the ‘Guidance for schools on leaving the EU’ letter online.

Consent - All you need to know


There are specific laws and guidance which enable information to be shared without consent, for example Crime and Disorder Act, Terrorism Act. 

The guidance sets out the issue of consent for professionals, working with families within Children’s Social Care, under section 17, Children Act 1989 (children in need) and/or at Levels 1, 2 and 3.


Consent Guidance

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Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.