Tag Archive: nspcc

Hundreds call NSPCC helpline about school sex abuse

9th July, 2021 8:39 am

More than 500 people have called a helpline about school sex abuse in the three months since it was established. The NSPCC phone line was launched on April 1 after the Everyone’s Invited campaign, which led to thousands of people sharing testimonies on a website about harassment and abuse suffered at school. By June 30, the helpline had received 513 contacts and referred... View Article

Report Abuse in Education helpline receives hundreds of calls since launching in April

24th May, 2021 2:41 pm

NSPCC Report Abuse in Education helpline has received 353 calls since opening on 1 April.   Commissioned by the Department for Education, our independently run Report Abuse in Education helpline was set up after thousands of testimonies alleging child sexual abuse and harassment in schools were posted on the Everyone’s Invited website. Our helpline is available to support child and adult... View Article

Government launches review into sexual abuse in schools and launches NSPCC dedicated helpline to support victims of sexual abuse

31st March, 2021 5:36 pm

The DfE has advised our sister association, BSA. that Ofsted will be conducting an “immediate review of safeguarding policies in state and independent schools”. Please click here to view the announcement. Details include: A new helpline to support potential victims of sexual harassment and abuse in education settings has been announced today by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. The dedicated number, run... View Article