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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

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.


Aston Hall - Investigation of historical abuse

Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board brought together a number of partner agencies from health and social care to support a police investigation of reports of historical physical and sexual abuse of children which took place at Aston Hall Hospital between the 1950s and 1970s.


Children's Services Professional Consultation Line

Derby City Council has a professional consultation line for those working with children, young people and their families.


Training Material Available

Derby Safeguarding Children Board produced two films and a podcast to highlight: Referral Processes, Safe Sleep and Modern Slavery


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.