Please see below a Safeguarding Snapshot detailing the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and Local Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB) priorities for 2017/18. To access the snapshot, please click on the following link: LSCB LSAB Priorities 2017-18 read more →

13 Oct 2017
October 13, 2017

NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect

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Please find below a link to the new NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect, for you to download: NICE Guidance Child abuse and neglect 2017 read more →

To view details of safeguarding training being offered by the NSPCC for schools, please click on the link below: NSPCC Free Safeguarding Training for Schools read more →

11 Oct 2017
October 11, 2017

Digital Parenting Magazine

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Digital Parenting magazine is full of advice from teachers, partners and online safety experts on subjects ranging from virtual reality, to body image in the social media age, to live streaming. There is a guidance on setting up parental controls on apps and devices and information on gaming and keeping children safe whilst they play.. read more →

11 Oct 2017
October 11, 2017

Information Update October 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 11th October 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update October 2017 read more →

Please find below details of the LSCB Online Safety Live event being held at Westholme School, Blackburn on January 17th 2018. The session is aimed at Designated Safeguarding Leads, School Senior Leadership Teams and those with safeguarding responsibilities across the wider children’s workforce including health, police and social care colleagues. It provides an invaluable opportunity to.. read more →

12 Sep 2017
September 12, 2017

Information Update – September 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 12th September 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update September 2017 read more →

To view the recommended training for staff at all levels in education from September 2017, please click on the link below: Recommended Safeguarding Training Sept 2017 read more →

Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from August 2017: Healthwatch_BwD_Newsletter_Aug_2017 read more →

19 Jul 2017
July 19, 2017

7 Minute Briefing: Sexting

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Lancashire LSCB have developed a 7 minute briefing on the topic of ‘Sexting’. This covers information such as ‘why it matters’ and ‘what to do’. To download the 7 minute briefing, please click on the link below: Sexting June 2017 read more →

The Pan-Lancashire LSCB Online Safeguarding Group have developed a Sexting in Schools and Colleges: Flowchart for responding to incidents. To download the flowchart, please click on the link below: LSCB Sexting Flowchart read more →

18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017

Information Update: July 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from July 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 18.07.17 read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted.  .. read more →

21 Jun 2017
June 21, 2017

Peace Charter

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Please find below a link to the Peace Charter, developed by young people from schools across Blackburn with Darwen. This is a set of principles, developed and agreed by the pupils themselves, focusing on mutual respect and promoting community cohesion. To view the charter, please click on the link below: Peace Charter read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, From 16th June 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 16.06.17 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, please click on the link below: Information Updated 03rd May 2017 read more →

02 May 2017
May 2, 2017

CSE Social Media Library

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Please find below a link to the CSE Social Media Library, which contains details on 133 different social media apps that can be used by young people. CSE Social Media Library read more →

The Home Office has produced some useful guidance for young people to ensure they know the law and understand the risks. Information can be accessed via the link below: Indecent Images of Children Guidance for Young People read more →

21 Mar 2017
March 21, 2017

Healthwatch BwD March Newsletter

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Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from March 2017: HWBWD Enews March read more →

13 Mar 2017
March 13, 2017

Information Update – March 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from March 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 13th March 2017 read more →

The South West Grid for Learning (who are a lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) have produced a short article for parents on managing their children’s screen time – technology rather than TV. It is written from both a parent and professional perspective. Click on the link below to access the article: Parenting.. read more →

06 Mar 2017
March 6, 2017

Free Safeguarding Resource

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Please find below a link for H2B Safer for Professionals. This service provides regular updates, guides and video that you can use to increase and add to your knowledge to safeguard children in the digital age. You can also sign yourself for free updates. H2B Safer for Professionals   read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

Online Safeguarding Website

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Please find below a link to the Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website. This has been developed by Local Safeguarding Children Boards in Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. This includes information for parents and carers, teachers and professionals, as well as news and events. Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

CSE Guidance February 2017

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Please find below a link to the new Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Guidance from February 2017. This includes definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation. CSE Guidance 2017 read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

Disrespect Nobody Campaign

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The Home Office launched its ‘Disrespect NoBody’ Campaign last week (this runs until the end of March) aimed at preventing young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. The advertising will be seen during Hollyoakes, the Brit Awards, Big Bang Theory, Spotify, and.. read more →