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Criminal Records Bureau: Basic Facts for School Volunteers: Circular 02/03

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This guidance provides further advice about seeking Disclosures in respect of volunteers working within schools. It:

  • sets the statutory framework;
  • provides advice on the need to seek Disclosures;
  • provides advice on the appropriateness of each style of disclosure;
  • provides a number of practical examples for headteachers; and
  • provides a fact sheet about the Criminal Records Bureau and preemployment checks that schools can copy and give to prospective volunteers.