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Safeguarding - Current Key themes

The Safeguarding Team
Out of Hours contact
DPA Safeguarding statement
Cause for concern and attendance
Support for students, families and Multi agencies
Current Key themes

Current Key Themes

Whilst any cause for concern is dealt with appropriately, current key themes that staff are trained to deal with include –

  • The 4 categories of child abuse- Neglect, emotional, physical, sexual
  • Private fostering
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Prevent - Protecting students from the risk of radicalisation, which is now seen as part of schools’ wider safeguarding duties
  • Sexual violence and sexual harassment
  • Peer on peer abuse
  • Honour based violence
  • Forced marriage
  • Trafficking
  • Sexting
  • County lines