Guidance, Protocols, Policies

Click HERE to acces the IOWSCB policies which are located on the 4LSCB website (


Additional information documents and forms for IOW professionals can be found below:

Bruising in Young Babies (Information for parents and carers)
Child Exploitation Disruption Toolkit
Child in Need Strategy (IOWSCB)

Child Protection Conference Report Template
CPI Form - Community Partnership Information
Child Death Notification Form (CDOP) Formerly a Form A
Child Death Reporting Form (CDOP) Formerley a Form B
Children Missing from Home or Care (IOW Council Procedure)
DASH Risk Forms 
Elective Home Education 
FGM - Tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on the IOW: A Partnership Approach. 2015-2018
Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) ???????

Guide to Coroner Services (Ministry of Justice)
Inclusion IOW - Alcohol and drug service
MET Flowchart (IOWSCB)

Neglect Strategy 2016/18 (Hampshire & IOW)
Neglect Toolkit 2016/18 (Hampshire & IOW)
Safe4me toolkit (Support for teachers to deliver information on sexual consent) (Hampshire Constabulary)
Safeguarding Referral Form (Inter-Agency)
Safeguarding scenarios for staff training
Safer Recruitment - Advice for small voluntary organisations
SERAF Risk Assessment - Form
SERAF Risk Assessment - Scoring Guidance
SERAF Risk Assessment - Flowchart and local guidance

Thresholds Chart (IOWSCB & Children's Trust)
Using Online Materials safely- Advice for schools by the LADO

Useful Links
CONTEST Strategy for Countering Terrorism (including PREVENT)
What to do if you're worried a child is being abused: Advice for practitioners 
Working Together To Safeguard Children 2018

National Protocol on Reducing Criminalisation of Looked-After Children 
Keeping Children Safe in Education 
FGM - Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation 
FGM - Female Genital Mutilation
Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: County Lines 
National Referral Mechanism (NRM)

Please note that some of these documents are currently being revised or an update is planned. Revised versions will appear here as soon as they become available. In the meantime, if you have any queries regarding these documents, please contact the Partnership Support Team at
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