Contextual Safeguarding Toolkit

Tiers

To create a Contextual Safeguarding system change needs to be affected at two levels – we call these the Two Tiers of Contextual Safeguarding. The two tiers that form a Contextual Safeguarding system are explained in the infographic on this page. You can download the infographic as a PDF via the link at the bottom of this page.

The document below outlines key questions to ask for tracking Tier 1 and Tier 2 through a children's social care system and explains how these two tiers work together.