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Greater Manchester Safeguarding Children Procedures
A core function of OSCP is developing policies and procedures for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We have adopted the Greater Manchester Safeguarding Children procedures.

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Key policies and procedures

National guidance

Child entertainment and employment licencing

Child performers are protected by a series of legislation, in particular The Children (Performances and Activities) Regulations 2014, which came into force on the 6th February 2015.

The following types of performance will require a child to have either a licence or an exemption:

  • Theatre
  • Modelling (photographic & catwalk)
  • TV/Film
  • Dance school shows
  • Band/orchestra performances (non-educational establishment)

For more information on licencing click here

Child licencing officer - Jenni Wood (Jenni.Wood@oldham.gov.uk)

Tel: 0161 770 6627


Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
T: 0161 770 7777

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