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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

New Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements for Derby and Derbyshire

The new Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership and Derby and Derbyshire Child Death Overview Panel Arrangements publish their implementation plans. New arrangements will start in September 2019


Training Material Available

Derby Safeguarding Children Board produced four films and a podcast to highlight: Reporting Sexual Harm, Referral Processes, Safe Sleep and Modern Slavery


Safeguarding Training Update

Mental Capacity Training Available


Protecting Children from Radicalisation

Adults worried about children being radicalised and the impact of terrorism can now call the NSPCC Helpline for advice.


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.