Please find below a link to Keeping Children Safe in Education – Online Safeguarding Guidance 2016. The guidance is designed to support schools and colleges in addressing online safety aspects contained within the guidance. To view the document, please click on the link below: kcsie-2016-online-safeguarding     read more →

11 Oct 2016
October 11, 2016

Online Safety Event – January 2017

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Please see below a flyer with information on the next Online Safety Event, being held Wednesday 18th January 2017, 09.30-11.30, at Westholme Senior School. This is a free session covering a broad range of online safety subjects, including: New resources Research Legal and law enforcement changes Emerging trends and technologies Participants will also be provided.. read more →

14 Sep 2016
September 14, 2016

Deletion from Roll Form and Procedures

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To view the deletion from roll notification form, please click on the link below. For a word version of this form, please contact the Safeguarding Unit on lscbinfo@blackburn.gov.uk deletion-from-roll-notification-form-final-version To view the deletion from roll procedures, please click on the link below: deletion-from-roll-procedures-version-7 read more →

06 Sep 2016
September 6, 2016

Information Update – September 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update for September 2016, please click on the link below: Information Update 2nd September 2016 read more →

To view the multi-agency practice guidelines on handling cases of Forced Marriage, please click on the link below: Mutli-Agency Practice Guidelines – Handling Cases of Forced Marriage This document seeks to supplement the statutory guidance with advice and support to front line practitioners who have responsibilities to safeguard children and protect adults from the abuses.. read more →

To view the advice for practitioners on what to do if you are worried a child is being abused, please click on the link below: What to do if you are worried a child is being abused This advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help practitioners identify child abuse and neglect and take.. read more →

The below diagram illustrates what action should be take and who should take it where there are concerns about a child. If, at any point, there is a risk of immediate serious harm to a child a referral should be made to children’s social care immediately. To view the diagram, please click on the link.. read more →

The NSPCC have launched a free 24-hour service helpline to provide support to adults who have concerns about children and young people being radicalised or who need advice on how to talk to their children about issues related to terrorism. For more information on this service, including spotting signs and getting support, please click on the.. read more →

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To view the latest Safeguarding Snapshot on the subject of Domestic Abuse, please click on the link below: Snapshot- Domestic Abuse read more →

25 Jul 2016
July 25, 2016

Prevent Tragedies – Left Behind

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Prevent Tragedies is a website which was created because of the increasing concern about the worrying numbers of young people who are putting themselves at risk by travelling to Syria and other conflict zones and to help the numbers of families that have been torn apart by fear when their loved ones travel. The website.. read more →

25 Jul 2016
July 25, 2016

Prevent Tragedies – Left Behind

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The NSPCC have published a document which summaries their resources and support for schools and others who have access to parents on keeping children safe online. To view this document, please click on the link below: Keeping kids safe online – NSPCC read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 20th July 2016, please click on the link below: Info Update 20th July 2016 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from June 2016, please click on the link below: Info update 18th June 2016 read more →

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14 Jun 2016
June 14, 2016

Safeguarding Snapshot Update: FGM

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Please find below the latest Safeguarding Snapshot which highlights the possible prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) within Blackburn with Darwen. Click on the link to view: FGM – Update   read more →

The new 2016 statutory multi agency guidelines on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) are now available. Click on the link below to view: Multi_Agency_Statutory_Guidance_on_FGM April 2016 read more →

18 May 2016
May 18, 2016

Information Update – May 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update for May 2016, please click on the link below: Info update 16th May 2016 read more →

13 Apr 2016
April 13, 2016

Information Update – April 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 12th April 2016, please click on the link below: Info update 12th April 2016 read more →

24 Mar 2016
March 24, 2016

Mental Capacity Act E-book Resource

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16 Mar 2016
March 16, 2016

Advice Drop-In: Darwen

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16 Mar 2016
March 16, 2016

Advice Drop-In: Darwen

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Inspire Drug and Alcohol service will be holding drop in sessions at Darwen Children’s Centre, starting Thursday 17th March 2016, then every other Thursday 13.00-15.00. For more information, please click on the below flyer: Family Advice Drop-In read more →

08 Mar 2016
March 8, 2016

Information Update 07th March 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Updated from March 2016, please click on the link below: Information Update 07th March 2016 read more →

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