6 Simple questions to ask pupils when dealing with sexting #safeguarding

A 14 yr old pupil discloses that they have been involved in sexting.  As staff we know that this illegal, but what do we really do about it? Here are some simple questions to help you work out what to do next. 1, Is the image of a severe or extreme nature? Obviously you don’t want […]

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Dangerous Apps for Kids #e-safety #pshe

New advice has just been issued for parents, warning them about their children using an app called “musical.ly”.  The week before it was “Kik” and last month it was “Vine”. Next month it will be a different app. I am not sure I can keep up. But then I am old and therefore untrendy, so if I understand it / […]

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Online Grooming can happen at any school #safeguarding #onlinesafety

When delivering the Child protection training to new employees, I try give staff examples of what has happened at the school and this includes GROOMING. They are often surprised as they seem to think that students won’t get ” dupped” into doing anything stupid or have parents who will monitor everything the child does. Firstly, any child […]

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Sexting or locker room banter #safeguarding #esafety

Here’s a question that I never thought I would have from a parent – was it the left testicle or right testicle in the photo? Even putting it in context doesn’t help but I will try.  Boy students were sending stupid photos to each other on snapchat. Photos with them sticking their tongue out or […]

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Sexting #safety #KCSiE

Sexting is mentioned a lot in the new KCSiE. It is something that schools have been covering in their #PSHE lessons for some time but the topic can be challenging to educate pupils in. The main reason is that pupils have a very different view on what teachers are talking about. In the KCSiE and the extra […]

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