The Department for Education has published their amended Relationships Education for Primary Schools, Relationships and Sex Education for Secondary Schools and Health Education statutory guidance following consultation with key stakeholder groups. Core areas covered in the guidance include mental health and emotional wellbeing, puberty, online safety, basic First Aid and healthy and unhealthy relationships.Read More
Practical resources published by NSPCC Learning designed to help adults who work with children better respond to disclosures of abuse.
The evidence-informed resources include a poster to help professionals remember the key interpersonal skills they should be using when responding to disclosures, and a briefing paper sharing the learning from research with adults and children.Read More
A resource from NSPCC Learning which provides key information to professionals on FGM, including:
What is FGM?
Recognising the signs of FGM
Reporting cases of FGM
Andrew Hall, founder of Safeguarding Pro has written a webpage to help professionals working in primary and secondary schools understand contextual safeguarding. Links to additional resources are also provided.Read More
The Trans Inclusion toolkit, designed with the input of trans young people at the Leicester LGBT Centre is a best practice guide which provides schools and other settings with the information and resources required to become a trans inclusive environment.
The toolkit should be used as part of a whole school approach, including staff and governor training and involvement of the wider school community.Read More
The Department for Education has released its latest guidance for Maintained Schools which sets out what information they must provide online to internal and external stakeholders.Read More
The Department for Education has released its latest guidance for Academies, Free Schools and Colleges which sets out what information they should be providing online to internal and external stakeholders.Read More
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. This means that recipients must have regard to it when carrying out duties relating to independent careers guidance and provider access to schools.Read More