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What the Prevent duty means for schools and colleges in England: An analysis of educationalists’ experiences, 2017
5.7.17 – for Head Teachers, DSL/D’s and the Safeguarding Governor
Research into the ‘Prevent Duty’ in schools and colleges, focusing on interpretation, implementation, impacts and opposition.
https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/files/11090509/Busher_Choudhury_Thomas_Harris_What_the_Prevent_duty_means_for_schools_and_colleges.pdf
Please read and update your staff with a summary of the findings


Gypsy, Roma and Traveller resources
4.7.17 – for DSL/D’s and CSE Leads
Children’s Society resources in English, Slovak & Romanian, to work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities keep young people safe from child sexual exploitation (CSE).
Further information: Stay safe; don’t send: a practitioner’s guide
CSE Lead to use resources within setting as appropriate


It's Not OK!
28.6.17 for DSL/D's, CSE Leads & E-Safety Coordinators
A multi-agency year-long campaign from SSCB & NSPCC for Sheffield parents, children, young people, professionals & the public about sexual abuse & exploitation, understand the importance of talking about it & how to get help.
www.itsnotok-sheffield.org.uk
School programme from: Helen Westerman, NSPCC Campaigns Manager, tel. 0787 016 4937 or email: hwesterman@nspcc.org.uk


Searching, screening & confiscation: advice for schools, DfE 2014/16
28.6.17 - for all staff in safeguarding teams
Guidance about material held on mobile phones and other devices brought into education settings.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/searching-screening-and-confiscation
Read as soon as possible & brief staff in your setting


Prevent Alert
28.6.17 – for Head Teachers & DSL/D’s
Revisit your organisation’s Prevent risk assessment & security arrangements:
School trips: liaise with local police or ring Tim Wright, ASB & Community Safety Team, tel. 0114 2734076 or email tim.wright@sheffield.gov.uk
Educational Psychology Service support, advice, resources, tel. 0114 2506800
Safeguard vulnerable individuals, contact Steve Hill, Service Manager, Safeguarding Children Service, tel. 0114 2734934 or email LADO@sheffield.gcsx.gov.uk
Respond to hate incidents, report to police or
communitysafety@sheffield.gov.uk


Stonewall School Report 2017
28.6.17 - all safeguarding teams in education settings
Report into the experiences of LGBT+ pupils in Britain’s schools - find out what you can do to have a positive impact.
www.stonewall.org.uk/schoolreport 


Working with young people 2017
28.6.17 – for all safeguarding staff in education settings
The latest SSCB newsletter/e-bulletin focuses on:
Adolescent Neglect; Suicide Prevention Pathway; Training & Workforce Development; Missing Protocol; Sheffield Young Carers; YIACS; What About Me Service; Young People & Domestic Abuse; It’s not OK; The Corner
http://www.safeguardingsheffieldchildren.org/sscb/safeguarding-board-information/sscb-newsletters
Please share with staff at your setting


 

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