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Child on Child Abuse Briefing

20th January 2025 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Course outline:

A significant focus on inspectorate judgement of pupil wellbeing is the way in which organisations prevent, identify and respond to child-on-child abuse.  Inspectorate judgements refer to evidence of specific child-on-child training for everyone in direct and indirect contact with children and young people. 

Whilst there is a particular focus currently from education regulators the safeguarding systems managing child on child abuse are a key safeguarding practice consideration for charities, voluntary and private sector organisations in discharging their safeguarding duties and promoting welfare. 

This briefing will cover key knowledge and awareness topics within the child-on-child abuse strand of safeguarding including recent updates from KCSIE 2024 for those delegates to which it applies.  It includes a case study example that is used to review and apply learning content. 

Training topics will include:

  • What is child-on-child abuse? 
  • Why is awareness of child-on-child abuse so important? 
  • Links to contextual safeguarding. 
  • Prevalence of child-on-child abuse. 
  • What the curriculum does to address the problem of child-on-child abuse. 
  • Why your response is important? 
  • Working case study example. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Delegates will explore the various strands of child-on-child abuse. 
  • Delegates will review the prevalence of child-on-child abuse. 
  • Delegates will appreciate the links between child-on-child abuse and contextual safeguarding. 
  • Delegates will be able to pinpoint and articulate what their organisation does within formal and informal curriculums to address the problem of child-on-child abuse. 
  • Delegates will develop a greater understanding of the importance of their response to child-on-child abuse. 
  • Delegates will have the opportunity to process the briefing content through the presentation of how it can be applied to a case study example. 

Audience: All staff and volunteers, trustees, governors and management committee members, behaviour leads, safeguarding leads and deputies.

Unable to attend? A post webinar recording will be available for purchase. 

Platform: Zoom (online) – Webinar


  • SACPA Member Rate: £90
  • SACPA Additional Full Member Fee: £45
  • Non-member Rate: £180*


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20th January 2025
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Category:


The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association
+44 (0)207 798 1585
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Virtual – Zoom
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