Safeguarding

The One Editorial safeguarding blog brings you current information, created by sector experts.

Safeguarding Blog

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

Safeguarding

FGM: Safeguarding Issues in the news

By Education Welfare and Safeguarding Team on

Today, 1st February 2019 it was reported that a mother was found guilty of an FGM offence regarding her 3 year old daughter. FGM isn’t just a concern for overseas, it has been and is happening here in the UK, in 2019!

Read more
Safeguarding

Technology, the internet and how to stay safe.

By James Traynor on

With ‘Safer Internet Day’ on 5th February fast approaching, I believe this is a perfect opportunity to really take a long hard look on how we use and manage our online habits and the habits of the children around us.

Children as young as 3 had their own smartphones, and children as young as 5 had their own social media profiles. This trend is continuing and the number of young children accessing internet content is only going to grow.

Read the full article for tips and resources.

Read more
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?

Read more
Safeguarding

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.

Read more
Safeguarding

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.

Read more
Safeguarding

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.

Read more