Category: News

Tess Holliday: I had no idea that I could be struggling with anorexia

19th May, 2021 11:17 am

Tess Holliday has said she had “no idea” she could be struggling with anorexia before she was diagnosed with the condition, because she was not underweight. The model told ITV’s Good Morning Britain she is now “healthier and happier” than ever before after dealing with the condition. However she said she previously wanted a “badge of honour that I was... View Article

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: annual report 2020: An independent annual report for serious child safeguarding incidents in 2020.

19th May, 2021 8:31 am

Documents Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: 2020 annual report PDF, 907KB, 52 pages       Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: 2020 executive summary PDF, 183KB, 10 pages       Annexe: Commissioned review of LCSPRs and rapid reviews PDF, 621KB, 58 pages       Details This is the second annual report from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel. It looks at serious child safeguarding... View Article

Wood Review of multi-agency safeguarding arrangements: Report on the implementation of new multi-agency arrangements to safeguard children by Sir Alan Wood CBE.

19th May, 2021 8:27 am

Details The review sets out recommendations for making new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements for local areas more effective. Click here to download the report. Safeguarding Partner are responsible for: the strategic oversight of all local safeguarding children policies in their area arrangements for child safeguarding practice reviews working with child death review partners on reviewing all child deaths in the area... View Article

Ofsted chief says new ombudsman may be needed to probe school sex abuse

19th May, 2021 8:18 am

England’s education system may need a new ombudsman to investigate schools’ handling of cases of alleged sex abuse and harassment, a watchdog has said. Amanda Spielman, the head of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), said it did not have powers to investigate individual allegations, which had potentially created an “unsatisfied need in the system”.... View Article

Reds legends part of ‘legacy beyond football’ plans for Melwood

17th May, 2021 9:26 am

A new partnership between North West housing and regeneration group Torus, the Fowler-Carragher Academy, swim! and Beth Tweddle Gymnastics has secured the future of Melwood’s iconic training facilities building. Since taking ownership of Melwood from Liverpool Football Club in August 2019, Torus has developed ambitious plans for a landmark mixed-use housing scheme, delivering affordable, sustainable, multi-generational living and enduring community... View Article

Covid: £13.5bn needed to help pupils catch up, report says

17th May, 2021 9:05 am

Some £13.5bn is needed to reverse the damage to pupils’ education caused by the pandemic, a think tank has said. The Education Policy Institute says the money is needed as pupils have lost up to two months of learning in reading, and up to three months in maths. It is calling on the government to extend the school day and... View Article

Safeguarding jobs round up – 14 May 2021

14th May, 2021 11:00 am

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 soon be closing for applications – click on the individual links for more information or to complete an application. For a full list of vacancies, please visit the Job Board on our... View Article

The LGBTQ+ cricket match making history

14th May, 2021 9:14 am

A piece of sporting history is set to be made in Birmingham on 23 May, when two LGBTQ+ cricket teams face each other for the first time. London-based Graces will take to the field against Birmingham Unicorns for a 40-over game at Weoley Hill Oval. The match – supported by the England and Wales Cricket Board – represents the first... View Article

Safeguarding Children in Sport Strategic Group – Northern Ireland Strategic Safeguarding Plan

13th May, 2021 4:31 pm

Sport NI, NI Sports Forum and NSPCC are pleased to represent the Safeguarding Children in Sport Strategic Group (SCSSG) as the Northern Ireland Strategic Safeguarding Plan for Sport is launched. The SCSSG is a multi-agency forum made up of voluntary and statutory agencies with knowledge of sport and child protection procedures with the priority of ensuring children’s participation in sport... View Article