Criminal Exploitation

Ofsted has published findings from three joint targeted area inspections which investigated the multi-agency response to child exploitation and children missing from home, care or education in spring 2018. Key findings include: all children are vulnerable to exploitation, regardless of perceived vulnerabilities; agencies should learn from past child sexual exploitation cases; children’s needs and safety…

How relevant is your school’s e-safety education? Online Safety: A Pupil’s Perspective

In a survey produced by Digital Schoolhouse (September 2018) regarding e-safety education, 30% of students responding believed that what their school covers has little to no relevance to their use of technology outside school. The full article presents some fascinating insights from a pupil’s perspective and can be seen here online-safety-pupils-perspective-report   You can also Click here to find an Advanced…

Changes to ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’: what schools need to know

On 26 February 2018, the government released their response to the ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ consultation, which sought views on the proposed changes to ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ and the draft regulations required to commence the Children and Social Work Act 2017. While not all of the changes impact schools directly, it is…