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Supplementary Schools – Guidance

Community-led education

Supplementary schools are community-led organisations which usually operate at weekends, offering one or more of the following:

  • Core curriculum support
  • Home language studies
  • Cultural activities and religious studies

Supplementary schools can make a significant contribution to the self-esteem and well-being of children from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds.

For further information please see link below

The charity Securing Success (registration number 1164630) was established in December 2015 to further develop support to Harrows supplementary schools through promotion of the voluntary accreditation scheme, the Quality Framework for Supplementary Schools.
Safeguarding is fundamental to the Quality Framework to ensure supplementary schools have safeguarding policies which are kept up to date
and all staff, teaching and volunteers have current DBS certificates.

Securing Success works in partnership with Harrow Council, the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRCSE) and is funded by John Lyons Charity.
Contact details:
020 8444 1053

Prevent Duty Guidance:
Guidance for specified authorities in England and Wales on the duty in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

Prevent duty guidance

In order to fulfil this legal duty schools must understand what is expected of them. They must be aware of the practical steps that they can take to implement effective safeguarding systems, and must develop a good understanding of the nature of these rapidly evolving issues. Follow the link for an outline created by Victvs of the key aspects of the duty that school leadership teams need to be aware of.

Duty for schools

 The UK government recently placed a legal duty on schools to have due regard for the need to prevent people being drawn into terrorism. Whilst it is the governments intention for these efforts to become part of wider safeguarding measures in schools, there are areas of the new duty that will require specialist knowledge. Follow the link for seven key points from the new that teachers Prevent Duty that school staff need to be aware of as created by Victvs.

Things schools need to know about extremism radicalisation and the Prevent Duty

Follow the link below for advice for schools and childcare providers on the Prevent Duty

Advice for childcare provider on prevent duty