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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 school 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:
The guidance and policy has been updated for 2021/2022. This version includes:
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.
Drug and alcohol issues guidance.
The current threat from terrorism and other violent extremism requires us all to look out for activity or behaviour which strikes us as out of place in normal day to day life and to report it to the police.
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 and colleges regarding modern slavery.
Online safety information and guidance.
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