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 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →