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Childcare Disqualification Requirement


Guidance on DfE Suitability and Disqualification policy can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2 Please answer the appropriate questions and sign the declaration below to demonstrate that you are safe to work with children. If there are any aspects of the declaration you are not able to meet, you disclose this immediately to your Programme Leader/employer.

EYITT, PGCE Primary or PGCE Secondary students not employed by schools or nurseries (please answer all questions and sub-questions 4-8)
4. Have you been cautioned, subject to a court order, bound over, received a reprimand or warning or found guilty of committing any offence since the date of your most recent enhanced DBS disclosure?
5. Are you ‘Disqualified for Caring for Children’: (to include)
- Have you committed any offences against a child?
- Have you committed any offences against an adult (e.g. rape, murder, indecent assault, actual bodily harm etc.)?
- Have you been barred from working with children (DBS)?
- Are you living with someone who has been barred from working with children (DBS)?
- Are you living in the same household as someone who has been disqualified from working with children under the Childcare Act 2006?
- Have your own children been taken in to care?
- Have/are your own children the subject of a child protection order?
6. Has your name been placed on the DBS barring list?
7. Do you have any medical conditions that could affect your ability to care for children?
8. Are you taking any medication on a regular basis or any other substances?

EYITT, or PGCE salaried students employed in childcare settings/schools (please answer questions 9 & 10)
9. Please confirm if your employer has carried out the DBS?
9. Please confirm if your employer has carried out the Childcare Disqualification Check?
By clicking “I agree” I understand my responsibility to safeguard children and am aware that I must notify my Programme Leader/employer of anything i feel may affect my suitability. I will ensure I notify my Programme Leader/employer of any convictions, cautions, court orders, reprimands or warnings I may receive. I am aware that if I am taking medication on a regular basis I must notify my Programme Leader/employer, and must keep the medication in a safe place, out of reach of children. I will ensure I notify my Programme Leader/employer if I experience any health concerns which could impact upon my ability to work with children. I give permission for you to contact any previous settings, local authority staff, the police, the DBS, or any medical professionals to share information about my suitability to care for children. (required)
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