Prevent Duty

At the end of March 2015, the Counter Terrorism and Security Act received Royal Assent. The Act includes a new duty to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. This duty applies to a range of organisations, including schools. Extremism and radicalisation are part of our school’s safeguarding duties. There are four key duties for schools: identify local risks, identify at risk students, work in partnership with other agencies and to keep children safe online, where much of the radicalisation takes place. The Prevent duty applies to all schools, whether state-funded or independent, as well as early years providers and children’s homes.
Link to the UK Government Prevent Duty Guidance