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News, information and support from our safeguarding team to help school leaders keep up to date with any changes within the education sector.

Safeguarding

Mental Health impacts School Attendance

By Alyson Knowles on

The transformation of mental health support places increased emphasis upon Schools and Academies, what support they currently offer and lays out plans to develop this further.

Do you know the latest research? Ensure that your school and staff understand the signs for mental health difficulties.

Children and young people are put under massive amounts pressures and is ever-growing. What can we do support them?

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8 Top Tips for Safeguarding

By Education Welfare and Safeguarding Team on

The new school year is a fresh start with new beginnings, remember that your vulnerable children and young people are now returning to a safe space. A place of support, care, empathy and sympathy – a place where YOU are there to help and support!

Does your school have a robust, relevant and useful safeguarding policy and are procedures in place?

Read our top tips for safeguarding.

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Safer Internet Day 2018

By Alyson Knowles on

The UK Safer Internet day on 6th February, raises awareness of the online dangers and how to support young people. The use of technology, the internet, and social media, is central to all of our lives, whether we like to admit it or not.

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Fabricated Induced Illness (FII)

By Hayley Smith on

Recently, the awareness of mental health issues in the news has been increasing in prominence, and rightly so. However, the full extent of how this may affect a child or young person regarding fabricated or induced illness by proxy, is still not understood.

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Signs of Safety

By Hayley Smith on

Manchester Safeguarding Children’s Board reports that 43 UK Local Authorities are implementing the Signs of Safety approach to help safeguard children, but what is it?

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FGM Season Approaches

By Hayley Smith on

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) happens most often during the summer holidays, sometimes referred to as the ‘cutting season.’ It is a horrific form of abuse where the victim’s genitalia can be fully or partially removed. This practice often occurs during the holidays, allowing more time for the victim to heal before returning to school.

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