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Lily Boyden

Age Verification and Validation: The Path Forward to Safeguarding Children

11th April 2024

Source: (15) Age Verification and Validation: The Path Forward to Safeguarding Children | LinkedIn In the whirlwind of the digital age, one of our biggest priorities is ensuring our kids…

Probe after vulnerable Lancashire pupils left on school buses

28th March 2024

Source: Probe after vulnerable Lancashire pupils left on school buses – BBC News An investigation is under way after several vulnerable children were found onboard specialist school buses after the…

School makes U-turn on fasting pupils policy

28th March 2024

Source: School finds solution for fasting pupils after criticism – BBC News A primary school criticised for asking fasting pupils to spend their lunch break at home has made a…

Rise in pupils self-harming since Covid

22nd March 2024

A secondary school says asking children if they are self-harming has become “common” since the Covid pandemic. School leaders and mental health workers say they have seen increases in anxiety,…

Cyber-flashing convict is first to be jailed under new law

22nd March 2024

A convicted paedophile who sent a picture of his erect penis to a 15-year-old girl has become the first person to be jailed for cyber-flashing in England and Wales. Registered…

Safeguarding jobs round up – March 22, 2024

22nd March 2024

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…

Autistic pupils in England denied right to education as absenteeism surges, says charity

15th March 2024

Autistic pupils are being denied their basic right to education, a leading charity has warned, as figures reveal the number persistently off school has increased by 166% in four years….

Doncaster school checking on absent pupils’ bins, cars and post

15th March 2024

A secondary school is monitoring families’ bins, cars and post to crack down on unauthorised pupil absences. Astrea Academy Woodfields in Doncaster is checking driveways, boiler flues and lights to…

Safeguarding jobs round up – March 15, 2024

15th March 2024

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…

Mandatory reporting duty introduced for child sex abuse disclosures

22nd February 2024

Teachers and healthcare workers in England and Wales will be legally required to report cases of child sexual abuse under Government plans. People with childcare responsibilities in regulated sectors could be barred from working…