Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Due to essential maintenance some of our forms will be unavailable on Saturday 20th December 2014 between 8.00am and 8.00pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

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What is Safeguarding?

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People has been defined as:
  • Safe from maltreatment, neglect, violence & sexual exploitation
  • Safe from accidental injury & death
  • Safe from bullying & discrimination
  • Safe from crime & anti-social behaviour in and out of school
  • Have security, stability and are cared for
  • Parents, carers & families provide safe homes & stability