Posts tagged Child Protection
National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day Resource Pack - Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board

The Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) has designed a resource pack for National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, which takes place on the 18th March. The resources include information on online safety, as the LSCB and Lincolnshire Police figures have shown that 60% of CSE cases involve online grooming at the start. The Resource Pack includes suggested tweets, a Safeguarding Briefing and infographics.

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Brook Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool for Safeguarding Training

A great resource for Designated Safeguarding Leads to use with the SLT and with teachers in safeguarding training sessions to help instigate important discussions around spotting the signs of harmful sexual behaviours amongst children and young people. The resource includes a number of scenarios and guidance on how to assess the behaviour.

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Alliance for Women and Girls at Risk Report: Breaking Down The Barriers: Findings of the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage

The Alliance for Women and Girls at Risk (Agenda) has released a report looking at the experiences of women, children and young people who have survived domestic abuse and/or sexual violence and how this links to being disadvantaged.

The report includes a section on children and finds that: women facing multiple disadvantage are reluctant to seek help for fear of losing their children; and not enough is being done to support children or consider their needs when they are removed into care. 

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Ofsted Annual Report 2017/18

Ofsted has published its annual report for 2017/18. Findings are based on inspection evidence from over 30,000 inspections of schools, colleges and providers of social care, early years and further education and skills.

Key findings include: 

  • lack of regulation in independent and unregistered schools remaining a cause for concern

  • outstanding primary and secondary schools continuing to be exempt from inspection

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How safe are our children? NSPCC Annual Report 2018

Key findings from the NSPCC’s 2018 How safe are our children Annual Report 2018 include:

Our most recent report found:

  • increases in police-recorded child sexual offences across the UK

  • increases in child cruelty and neglect offences in all UK nations except Scotland

  • increased numbers of children on child protection plans and registers over the last decade.

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