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26 February 2018

There’s a person attached to every body, respect both.

Healthy relationships are all about respecting each other. You should feel loved, safe and free to be yourself.

But disrespectful and unacceptable behaviour can come in many forms. It isn’t limited to just physical behaviour; it can also go way beyond that. For example, it’s not OK for someone to try and pressure you into sending a nude pic, or to expect the same things to happen that they’ve seen in a porn film. If someone makes you do something you don’t want to, makes you feel scared, intimidated or tries controlling you, it’s not acceptable and is never OK.

Read up on the different types of abuse, get advice and have a look at the organisations that can help.

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22 June 2016

This guidance applies to all schools and is for:

headteachers, teachers and education staff
governing bodies, proprietors and management committees
It sets out what schools and colleges must do to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18.

Download the documents here.

 

Swgfl have produced two useful documents for schools about filtering and monitoring in light of the DfE guidance. These can be found here

 

And a useful presentation indicating the relevant changes made to the guidance. This can be found here.

 

There is also a useful summary article by Becki Avery of Kent County Council which can be found here

22 June 2016

'The Department for Education published their revised ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ statutory guidance on May 26th ahead of its activation on 5th September 2016. This is relevant to schools and colleges across England and introduces a number of notable changes and updates with regards online safety.

Given the guidance is 75 pages in length, SWGfL, as part of UK Safer Internet Centre, has helpfully highlighted the revised changes, together with what this may mean. Alongside most references, we have also signposted resources and services that may help. Simply skip through the Prezi to highlight the references, interpretation and associated resources.'

 

The resource is here

 

The most recent revision of the document is here