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STOP IT Now!

STOP IT Now!

Stop It Now! UK and Ireland was established in 2002 by The Lucy Faithfull Foundation – the only UK wide charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse. Established in 1992 the Foundation works to prevent child sexual abuse. It manages...

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Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges

Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges

A rapid review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges in England carried out by Ofsted on the request of the government and the report was published in June. It looked at: • safeguarding and the curriculum • multi-agency safeguarding arrangements • victims’ voice and...

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Keeping children safe during COVID-19

Keeping children safe during COVID-19

The NSPCC and Attensi have been working together to develop a pilot 3D interactive learning tool to help adults build their confidence when talking top children about abuse. To find out more about this project and to access the learning tool click here

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Something’s Not Right

Something’s Not Right

The Home Office has created a new campaign, 'Something's Not Right', to help secondary children in England who suffered a range of harms, such as sexual and physical abuse, during lockdown. 'Something's Not Right' has been developed in close collaboration with the...

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Online Safety Live events via Microsoft Teams

Online Safety Live events via Microsoft Teams

As part of our training programme we are offering a series of online courses provided by South West Grids for Learning. These sessions are aimed at professionals working with children and young people. These will take place on the dates below and are bookable via the...

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NSPCC Parents in Sport Week

NSPCC Parents in Sport Week

Parents in Sport week is our annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of parents' involvement in youth sport. During the week we will be sharing guidance on the types of things sports clubs should have in place to keep children safe, how...

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Suicide and young people

Suicide and young people

Did you know that over 200 school children are lost to suicide each year? But we don’t talk about suicide in school children or the number of children in this level of emotional distress. Statistics (in England and Wales) were only released for the 10-14 age...

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Self-harm in Young People

Self-harm in Young People

Signs of self-harm in children and teenagers It’s difficult to recognise the signs of self-harm in children and young people. Signs to look out for include: covering up, for example by wearing long sleeves a lot of the time, especially in summerunexplained bruises,...

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