Peer on peer abuse.
All children and young people are capable of abusing their peers. This can manifest itself in a whole spectrum of behaviours including:
All schools need to include peer on peer abuse in their schools' policies and procedures and all school staff need to be aware of this guidance or policy, ensuring they are part of their practice.
These should include:
Model safeguarding policies for schools to use and link to schools' health and safety information.
Children at risk of exploitation includes information on child sexual exploitation, trafficking and county lines.
Information on a gang culture using children across county borders.
Drug and alcohol issues guidance.
Prevent is a government strategy to protect people and communities from the threat of terrorism.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been a criminal offence in the UK since 1985.
Information and guidance on child and adolescence mental health
Information and resources for schools regarding modern slavery.
Online safety information and guidance.
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