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Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’, report says (15/10/2018)
Source: BBC
Infant mortality in England and Wales could soar without action, study warns (15/10/2018)
Source: Guardian
Britain’s £1bn vaping industry ‘is targeting children’ with cartoon character packaging (14/10/2018)
Source: Daily Mail
Stop and search is ‘ineffectual and racially unjust’, says David Lammy (14/10/2018)
Source: Independent


09/11/2018 : Child Protection Training – Group 3 (Designated Safeguarding Officer)
YFC Centre, Amory Building, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter, EX6 6JH |  From £75 | Details
16/11/2018 : Safer Recruitment Training
The 100 Club, Exeter |  £15 for VOYC Members | Details
21/11/2018 : Safeguarding Training for Charity Trustees & Members of Voluntary & Community Sector Management Committees
Exeter |  From £10.00 | Details
22/11/2018 : Raising Standards of Safeguarding Practice Across the Voluntary Sector
Central London |  £295 | Details


Stonewall School Report (2017)
Source: View document (PDF)
Secure settings for young people: a national scoping exercise
Source: View document (PDF)
Home Office Guidance: Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: County Lines
Source: View document (PDF)
Briefing on key updates to statutory guidance for schools in England – Keeping Children Safe in Education (2018)
Source: View document (PDF)

Online Safety


Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter


NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety


Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

Be Internet Legends (Online safety resource – KS2)

Dealing with online bullying incidents in schools

Latest Links

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)

NSPCC Learning


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