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As part of our ongoing cause to support teachers and school staff in delivering effective safeguarding inside and out of the classroom, our team at the Child Protection Company have been working hard to deliver a host of resources that will empower teachers to extend a strong safeguarding message to their students. We believe that…

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Child-on-child sexual abuse: The UK’s next major child protection issue?

Barnardo’s have released deeply concerning figures showing child-on-child abuse as having the potential to become the next major child protection issue in the UK. The evidence was revealed through Freedom of Information Act requests, and findings show that allegations of children committing sexual offences against other children have risen by 78 per cent in England and…

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Steps to take if you discover your child is bullying others online

Research by not-for-profit organisation Internet Matters shows that 62 per cent of parents are concerned about cyberbullying, and with one in five 13 to 18-year-olds claiming to have experienced cyberbullying this figure appears justified. However, very little information exists for us to determine how many of our children are acting as the bullies. On their website,…

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Equipping children to remain safe online: What can parents do?

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PENGUINPIG author, Stuart Spendlow, returns to discuss more on Internet safety for children. This time, he’s focusing on the role of parents and guardians in equipping children to remain safe online, especially the importance of discussion and modelling.   Boys are often stereotypically labelled by the media as ‘disengaged with education’ or ‘unable to stay…

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Not yet fulfilled your Prevent duty? We can help…

  DfE’s clear and simple guidance has prompted more and more schools to take our Awareness of Prevent duty online training, quickly making it one of our best selling courses. Written by expert Prevent practitioners, the course is specifically designed to meet the needs of those working in busy education settings. You can rest assured…

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Why choose the Safeguarding in Education course?

The Safeguarding in Education course not only gives staff working in educational settings a detailed introduction to safeguarding topics in line with the new Ofsted requirements, but it also covers the new Prevent duty and online safety.   Taking between 1.5 and 2 hours to complete, the course offers you an easy to use yet…

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Still not fulfilled your Prevent duty?

You know how important it is to instil a culture of vigilance within your school. However, you’ll also probably be aware of how tricky it can be to find high-quality training that fits around your busy schedule. Not to mention Ofsted’s recent changes to safeguarding, the Prevent duty, new staff starting… We have the solution.…

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Parents: are you buying new devices for your children this Christmas?

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Are you, like many other parents, buying your children a new tablet, games console or smart phone for Christmas? If you are, have you considered how you will ensure that they are able to stay safe online?   One of the biggest concerns for parents is youngsters, either accidentally or purposefully, making in-app purchases. This…

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Ofsted and Safeguarding 2015 – Part Four

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In the fourth instalment of our short series on Ofsted and safeguarding, we look at what Ofsted expect children to know in relation to safeguarding, and give you some further reading on safeguarding topics .  Don’t worry if you’ve missed the previous instalments as they can be accessed here: Part One Part Two Part Three Children and safeguarding Children should…

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