Summer term 2023: safeguarding update

Download your ready-made resources here

In this 25 to 30-minute session, you'll:

  • Remind staff of the changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) part 1 from September 2022
  • Reinforce the signs of abuse staff should always be on the look-out for 
  • Highlight that a child may not always have the language or understanding to clearly explain that they are being abused  and what to look out for in these cases
  • Remind staff about which pupils may be particularly vulnerable
  • (Optional) Cover the prevalent online safety risk of online misogyny and toxic masculinity, and how to approach it

How to use these resources

  1. Download the PowerPoint presentation and facilitator notes
  2. Decide if you wish to deliver the optional content
  3. Work through the facilitator notes. They tell you everything you need to know to prepare and deliver the PowerPoint presentation effectively. You’ll need these to hand when presenting

Looking for more on specific safeguarding issues?

Our factsheets and briefings area has factsheets on more specific safeguarding issues that you can share with your staff, or use at a staff meeting. We also have scenarios to test whether staff can spot potential signs of safeguarding issues and their understanding of your procedures.

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