At Early Learners we work with Children, Parents, External Agencies and the Community to ensure the welfare and the safety of the children is paramount. We have a legal duty and responsibility to protect children from harm and abuse as stated in the:


Children Act 1989/2004/2006

Ofsted Standard 13

Local Authority Designated Officer

Working together to Safeguard Children 2018

Safeguarding Vulnerable Group Acts 2006


We have a duty to report any concerns regarding children’s welfare and safety. The Local Safeguarding Children Board and Ofsted.


There are child protection procedures in place based on the London Child Protection Procedures and these will be made available to all staff or adults working at the setting through an initial induction and ongoing annual training.