Safeguarding - Key Stage 1&2
Guidance, Resources and Articles
Children, Young People and Domestic Abuse - This 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. Below is a link to the Education Toolkit developed by Womensaid. It contains lesson plans for all ages from reception to years 12 and 13.
Child Sexual Exploitation - NHS England Advice for Healthcare Staff. 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.
Sexual Harassment in schools: a guide for teachers (The Guardian)
Will the deaths of these 5 girls from FGM spark a global wake-up call? - article in New York Times
Kayleigh's Love Story - Kayleigh's Love Story is a film about aspects of the last 13 days of the life of 15 year old Kayleigh Haywood. The Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online by Luke Harlow, a man she had never met, before being raped and murdered by his next door neighbour Stephen Beadman.
The film has been made to serve as a warning to children and adults of the dangers of grooming and sexual exploitation following Kayleigh's tragic death in November 2015.
Visit https://leics.police.uk/categories/kayleighs-love-story-film for information on the dangers of speaking to people online, online grooming and to show your support for out CEASE (commitment to eradicate abuse and sexual exploitation) campaign.
THINKUKNOW - Protecting your children from abuse online. Learn how to keep your child safe online, get advice, and learn what signs may point to child abuse or sexual exploitation. Videos are available for all age ranges.
NSPCC - Get everyone talking PANTS! Resources to support teaching younger children about how to keep themselves safe.
British Red Cross Provide Guidance in their Newsletter Article on how to discuss terrorist attacks with your pupils.
Gloucestershire's Hate Crime Plan, 2016 to 2021 - The Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire said we must to more to stop hate crime. They asked for this Plan to be written.
My Body, My Rules: Information on FGM - FPA. Order your 2 free copies!
Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service -Intervene at the earliest opportunity to prevent a situation escalating. Provide 'places of safety' in a crisis where necessary; support families back into communities following a crisis as soon as possible, linking them into other local services, contribute to safeguarding children by supporting stability in families and offering specialist advice to other professionals.
For more information about GDASS and the service it provides, please visit www.gdass.org.uk or call 0845 602 9035.
The Tackling FGM Initiative (a six year initiative involving 51 organisations focused on community based prevention work to tackle FGM in the UK) held an event ‘Communities Tackling FGM in the UK’ in 2016. They would like to share with you the learning, achievements and recommendations from the TFGMI.
The event was an opportunity to highlight the achievements of the Tackling FGM Initiative, the impact and added value of community based FGM prevention work and also key learning and recommendations to ensure that we end the practice in the UK.
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Briefing Sheet