Sexual abuse in schools
Tuesday 6th April 2021
In response to the significant number of testimonials of sexual abuse and harassment, that were submitted to the website Everyone’s Invited, within the last week the Government has launched a review into sexual abuse in schools which will be led by Ofsted.
More information is available here Government launches review into sexual abuse in schools - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
A new dedicated helpline, run by the NSPCC, to support potential victims is now live. If you are concerned about something, you can contact the dedicated NSPCC helpline Report Abuse in Education on 0800 136 663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following resources are available which provide advice to schools about sexual violence and harassment between children for information:
- DfE Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges (publishing.service.gov.uk)
- Contextual Safeguarding Network School Assessment Toolkit School Assessment Toolkit (csnetwork.org.uk)