The Prevent Duty

The Prevent Duty

Bentley Wood is committed to delivering the government’s Prevent Duty. The Prevent duty requires a wide range of bodies, including all schools, early years and later years childcare providers, to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism and extremism. Students are educated about the dangers of radicalisation and the techniques used by those who seek to recruit young people into extremist groups.

Students are encouraged to develop and express their opinions throughout their lessons and through a comprehensive PSHE curriculum. This creates a culture where extreme views are exposed and can be challenged in a safe and secure environment.

Please view the Revised Prevent duty guidance: for England and Wales at  GOV.UK

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.

The Department for Education published advice for schools on the Prevent duty  (1 July 2015 ).

The Prevent duty: safeguarding learners vulnerable to radicalisation (24th October 2022)
This updated guidance reflects learning since the implementation of the Prevent Duty in 2015 under section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Please view the Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation Policy