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Keeping Children Safe in Music Education

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Consider this scenario: Mary is a private music tutor. She has been visiting 15-year-old Claire at home for piano lessons once a week for the last 6 months. Claire is a polite girl but she is still very quiet and reserved around Mary, even though they have spent a lot of time together now. Claire’s…

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Sexual Harassment in Schools: 3 steps to deal with it effectively

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How teachers respond to sexual harassment is important as it can impact greatly on the cultures of consent and respect among students. In 2016, Rachel Curzons published an article suggesting three simple steps to effectively deal with harassment in schools. The three main points to take away from her article were:   Challenge Sexist Language…

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Top 10 Exam Stress-Busting Tips

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Exam season is just around the corner if mock exams haven’t already begun in your school, and during this busy period it can be all too easy to get stressed out by the pressure to perform. If you’re pulling your hair out searching for tips to relieve your students of exam stress, take a load…

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3 hours of General Dental Council verifiable CPD per safeguarding course!

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Do you find it difficult to ensure that all your staff attend regular, high quality safeguarding training?   It’s a headache for many dental teams across the UK to know where to start with organising a training session—nobody can ever remember who kept the details of the last trainer you used, and when you finally…

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Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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The Importance of Your Online Reputation

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Before you click to post on social media, do you really think about exactly what your posts and updates could be saying about you? Have you thought about the fact that today’s ‘funny’ tweet or the photos of tonight’s party on Facebook could actually prove to be tomorrow’s nightmare? Maybe it’s time to really think…

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NEW Safeguarding Course: Child Protection for Nannies

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If you offer home-based child care in the United Kingdom, you have a legal requirement to undertake regular verifiable safeguarding training, and you must be able to evidence your current safeguarding certificate upon request.     Who is a Home-Based Childcarer? Home-based child care is a term that extends to cover Childminders, Nannies, Au Pairs,…

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The ‘Soft Signs’ of Child Abuse

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No one wants to think about the possibility that a child they know might be a victim of abuse, but it is a sad truth that child abuse and neglect is a very real concern in the United Kingdom. In order to support children who are being neglected or abused, you need to have a…

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Easter Opening Hours

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Here at the Child Protection Company, our office phone lines are open every weekday from 9am to 5.30pm and our small, friendly team of staff are available to answer any queries you might have. However, please note that our lines will be closed for Bank Holidays, which means we will be taking a longer break…

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