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Safeguarding - Key Stage 1 & 2

Resources

Children, Young People and Domestic Abuse - A resource pack aims to raise awareness of what domestic abuse is and the impact it has on the lives of people who are subjected to or witness it. There are many references to other avenues of support and the links with safeguarding responsibilities are highlighted. 

 

Get Everyone Talking PANTS! - NSPCC resources to support teaching younger children about how to keep themselves safe.

 

My Body, My Rules: Information on FGM - Primary resources from the sexual health company, FPA. The webpage provides free downloads, and the option to purchase hard copies. 

 

Guidance and Articles

Child Sexual Exploitation - Advice for Healthcare Staff from NHS England. Includes signs and possible indicators of CSE, as well as what to do if you suspect a child or young person is at risk of CSE.

 

Connected Toys Pose Child Safety Risk - A video from Which? showing how easy it is for anyone to take over the voice control of a popular connected toy, and speak directly to your child through it. A full report has been published on the issue, and further information on the safety of smart toys is avaialble here

 

How to Talk to Children About a Terrorist Attack - Guidance from the British Red Cross. 

 

Sexual Harassment in Schools: A Guide for Teachers - Article by The Guardian. 

 

'Time to Listen' - A joined up response to child sexual exploitation and missing children.

 

 

Helplines

Help for adults concerned about a child - NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000

Help for children and young people - Childline: 0800 1111

 

 

Useful Websites

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service 

GDASS can intervene at the earliest opportunity to prevent a situation of domestic abuse from escalating. They provide 'places of safety' in a crisis where necessary, and support families back into communities as soon as possible following a crisis. GDASS links families to other local services, contributes to safeguarding children by supporting stability in families, and offers specialist advice to other professionals.

GDASS helpline: 0845 602 9035.

 

 

NSPCC Learning 

NSPCC Learning provides all the tools, training and resources you need to keep children safe. Quick links: 

NSPCC resources and articles: 

Harmful Sexual Behaviour Framework - The harmful sexual behaviour framework aims to help local areas develop and improve multi-agency responses to children displaying harmful sexual behaviours.

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2021 Schools in England must follow updated statutory guidance on keeping children safe in education. 

Preventing Sexual Violence in Schools - A CASPAR briefing summarising the key points from the new Department for Education (DfE) guidance on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges. 

Making Sense of RelationshipsPSHE resources Developed with the PSHE Association. The 'Making Sense of Relationships' resources will help you plan lessons around personal safety and healthy relationships. 

 

 

Schoolbeat

The Gloucestershire Police Schoolbeat team work to build trusting relationships with students from Year 6 through to Year 9. Information about their projects and services can be found on the GHLL website here. 

 

 

THINKUKNOW

THINKUKNOW works to protect children from online abuse. The website provides: 

  • Information and advice for adults about online safety for children

  • Indicators which may point to child abuse or sexual exploitation

  • Online safety videos for all age ranges

  • Education resources for professionals  

  • Information and advice about current online trends 

  • THINKUKNOW teachers webpage

  • THINKUKNOW parents webpage

Band Runner is an animated game for 8-10 year olds by THINKUKNOW. It helps young people to build their knowledge, confidence and skills around online safety.   

The website also provides a ‘Worried About Something?’ page which children can visit for advice and support if something worrying has happened online.  

Professionals can download the Band Runner guidance which includes a lesson plan on using Band Runner with children and young people.

Parents and carers can access information about the Band Runner game and website here. 

 

 

 



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