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The Breakfast Club: How important is the first meal of the day?

As you may have noticed during the recent election, there was a little bit of fuss about a suggested change to the school meals system in favour of a school breakfast. Putting aside the debate that followed about the miscalculated cost of this, and indeed the political hot potato (excuse the pun) of scrapping the…

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We’re finalists!

Here at ChildProtectionCompany.com, we recently received news that our popular Safeguarding in Education: Early Years online training course was shortlisted as a finalist in Teachwire’s Early Years Excellence Awards 2017! We love it when other companies recognise the value of our online child protection training courses, so we’re very proud to be shortlisted alongside many other…

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Healthy relationships form focus of compulsory SRE

From September 2019, all UK schools and academies will provide Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) as part of the compulsory curriculum for children aged 4 and upwards. The new curriculum will form the foundations of a much more balanced approach to teaching SRE, a subject that has been previously criticised in many schools for not…

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Discussing terrorist attacks in the classroom: a generic framework

It is advised that all schools build PSHE into their planned curriculum, however there are often times where staff need to quickly respond to unforeseen events by acknowledging what has happened and alleviating young people’s worries right away. In the case of a terrorist attack, news can travel fast, and it is often difficult for…

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Teaching students how to spot ‘fake news’ is important for UK schools

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s education director has said that schools should teach young people about how to identify ‘fake news’ as he plans to include questions about “global competencies” in the next round of international Pisa tests. The OECD is committed to developing global policies that help to improve social and economic…

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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Did you know, today is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day? The event aims to highlight the issues surrounding Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and encourage everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse. A zero tolerance attitude towards adults developing inappropriate relationships with children, or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children, should be…

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Schools to teach pupils about sexting and porn in new SRE curriculum

The news that sex and relationships education (SRE) will soon become a compulsory teaching requirement for all UK schools has been welcomed by the majority of teaching staff and parents. The updated sex and relationships education curriculum is set to include topics such as online safety, sexting and consent. The issues surrounding pornography will also…

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Government issues standard definition of Child Sexual Exploitation

This week, the government has issued a standard definition of Child Sexual Exploitation in their CSE Guidance document. While there have been several definitions in the past, there has never been an agreed definition, and concern was raised over previous definitions not accurately reflecting the role of the internet in CSE. The standard definition of…

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