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January 2023

Andrew Tate: How schools are tackling his influence

31st January 2023

Intelligent, articulate and disciplined – that’s how secondary school teacher Charlotte Carson describes Andrew Tate, the online influencer who is a role model to many of the boys at her…

Children as young as nine exposed to pornography

31st January 2023

Children are being exposed to online pornography from as young as nine, according to a study for the children’s commissioner for England. A quarter of 16-21-year-olds first saw pornography on…

UK Sport and Sport England improve safeguarding after gymnastics abuse scandal

30th January 2023

Following the outcome of the Whyte Review, an independent investigation into the abuse allegations in gymnastics, Sport England and UK Sport have outlined new safeguarding measures across all sport. These…

Covid lockdowns created ‘online backdoor’ for child abusers, says charity

27th January 2023

Internet Watch Foundation reports rise in UK children aged seven to 10 manipulated into abusing themselves on camera. Internet predators have exploited a rise in online activity during lockdown to…

Safeguarding jobs round up – January 27, 2023

27th January 2023

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will…

Children punched and hit over the head in care homes rated ‘good’

25th January 2023

Source: BBC News Children in care were punched, locked out naked and had vinegar poured on cuts, according to reports that were filed over three years before the homes were…

Schools should be better utilised for local safeguarding, report says

24th January 2023

Schools and primary care networks should be better utilised in supporting Local Safeguarding Partnerships, a new report into the issues faced by children in care has concluded. Published today by…

Tuesday briefing: The shocking kidnapping of unaccompanied children

24th January 2023

In today’s newsletter: Dozens of children who arrived on small boats have been abducted outside Home Office-run hotels. How did this happen – and is anyone actually looking for them?…

Can you help the NSPCC provide vital safeguarding information in north west schools?

24th January 2023

The NSPCC is looking for new volunteers to support its school service and visit primary schools across the north west to help children understand how to spot and speak out…

Schools should be better utilised for local safeguarding, report says

24th January 2023

Schools and primary care networks should be better utilised in supporting Local Safeguarding Partnerships, a new report into the issues faced by children in care has concluded. Published today by…