How to change your school’s safeguarding settings

To change various settings regarding safeguarding, mouse over the Admin tab at the top of the page and select School settings from the drop down menu.

Next, either scroll down to the Safeguarding section, or click on the Safeguarding option in the side menu.

Changing the safeguarding password

The safeguarding password is required to log into your school’s safeguarding portal. To change this password, enter a new password into the field below.

 

Changing the safeguarding URL

The safeguarding URL directs staff to your school’s safeguarding portal. To change this URL, enter a new URL into the field below.

 

Enabling email notifications for shared concerns

Enabling this option will send a staff member an email notification whenever new concerns are shared with them.

 

Calculate safeguarding dashboard tiles from which date

This setting controls how the coloured tiles on the safeguarding dashboard are calculated.

 

Enable custom names for reporting concerns

Enabling this option will allow safeguarding concerns to be submitted with custom names.

 

Enable staff allegation submission prevention

Enable this setting to prevent staff members from submitting safeguarding concerns if the Is there an allegation against a member of staff in this incident? checkbox was ticked.

 

Changing the welcome note

The welcome note appears on your school’s safeguarding portal log in page. To change the welcome message, enter a new message into the text area below.

 

Changing the post submission message

The post submission message appears when a safeguarding concern is successfully reported through your school’s safeguarding portal. To change the post submission message, enter a new message into the text area below.

 

Changing the member of staff involved text

The members of staff involved text appears when a staff member ticks the Is there an allegation against a member of staff in this incident? checkbox when reporting a safeguarding concern through your school’s safeguarding portal. To change the member of staff involved text, enter a new message into the text area below.

 

Changing the available concern categories

The concern categories are the concern options available to staff when reporting a safeguarding concern. You can find out more about managing these categories in the following Knowledgebase article.