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Young Carers

Young Carers

Young carers are children and young people under the age of 18 who provide regular and ongoing care and emotional support to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, has a disability or misuses alcohol or substances.  This does not mean...

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Safer Sleep Week 2020

Safer Sleep Week 2020

Safer Sleep Week is the Lullaby Trust national awareness campaign targeting anyone looking after a young baby. It aims to raise awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the proven advice on how parents can reduce the risk of it occurring. This...

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Be safe online!

Be safe online!

Safer Internet Day 2020 Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally on the 11th February 2020 with the theme: Together for a better internet. The day is a great opportunity to spark a conversation about the safe and responsible use of...

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Changes to the Child Death Review Arrangements

Changes to the Child Death Review Arrangements

The Children Act 2004[1] provided the legislative framework for the original Child Death Overview Panels (CDOPs) which were established in North and South of Tyne in 2008 and which were supported by well-established local child death review arrangements and reporting...

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Ofsted requirements for safeguarding in schools in England

Ofsted requirements for safeguarding in schools in England

The new Education inspection framework (EIF) for schools in England, published by Ofsted, has come into force. Alongside this Ofsted has published detailed guidance for inspectors, including on inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills. The NSPCC...

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Launch of Regional Procedures

Launch of Regional Procedures

LAUNCH OF THE REGIONAL ON-LINE SAFEGUARDING PROCEDURES The Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) currently provide multi-agency safeguarding procedures (which inform your organisation’s procedures), these are available on the NTSCB website. From Monday 16th...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2019

Anti-Bullying Week 2019

Anti-Bullying Week happens in schools across England each November. This year's Anti-Bullying Week has the theme Change Starts With Us and is happening from Monday 11th November - Friday 15th November 2019. The campaign is the brain child of the National...

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