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Welcome to the Derby Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB) Website.

This site provides important safeguarding information for the public, children, young people, parents, carers, school staff and other professionals.

Information provided on this site

Contact us

You can write to us/visit us at:

The Gatehouse,
184 Kedleston Road,
DE22 1GT
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Latest News

Successful Ofsted Inspection for Derby

Derby Safeguarding Children Board was recently inspected by Ofsted who found that we are making a sustained and significant positive difference to how well agencies in the city protect children and promote their welfare.


Local learning about neglect and child sexual abuse

The DSCB have published briefings on the learning from an audit on neglect and a learning review about child sexual abuse.


Safer Internet Day Tuesday 7 February 2017

Be the change: unite for a better internet Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: unite for a better internet'


DSCB Newsletter January 2017

The DSCB have published a newsletter to keep everyone working in Derby up to date with the work of the Board and key safeguarding issues.


Children's Services Professional Consultation Line

Derby City Council are launching a professional consultation line for those working with children, young people and their families on 1st November 2016.


Updated Safeguarding Children Audit Tool for Schools and Colleges

The Safeguarding Children Audit Tool for Schools has been reviewed and updated to incorporate requirements from Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016), Ofsted and local safeguarding arrangements.