Sexting: 15-minute staff briefing

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Do your staff know how to handle sexting incidents? 

This briefing provides an opportunity to discuss the definition of sexting and to recap the correct reporting procedures, to ensure staff are well-equipped to safeguard pupils. 
The briefing is designed to last 15 minutes, but can be tailored to suit your timings and the needs of your staff. 

Learning objectives

The aim of this briefing is to:
  • Raise awareness about sexting
  • Check staff understand the legal implications of sexting
  • Ensure staff know how to report concerns and respond to incidents

More on sexting

Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key also has factsheets on sexting, which you can access here
The factsheets cover: 
  • The definition of sexting
  • Signs of sexting
  • What to do if you have a concern
  • Next steps 
  • You will also find a series of reflection and discussion questions for staff

Next steps