Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children at school and college
The Department for Education has provided some useful advice that focuses on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children at school and college. For the purposes of this advice, a child is anyone under the age of 18. It also provides advice on what sexual violence and sexual harassment is, how to minimise the risk of it occurring and what to do when incidents occur, or are alleged to have occurred.
Some useful information
- Briefing update – Statutory Guidance Schools England Keeping Children Safe Education 2015
- Children Missing Education September 2016
- School Letter Sept 17 with guidance for Education when calling 999 for an Ambulance
- Safer Recruitment in Education Oct 2015
The Portsmouth Education Partnership (PEP) (link) brings together Multi Academy Trusts (MATs), schools, academies, colleges, early years settings, higher education institutions, the council, teaching schools, the Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC), Portsmouth Dioceses and EBP South to improve attainment and opportunities for children and young people across the city.
The PEP is linked to the overarching Children’s Trust arrangements for Portsmouth which bring together all agencies whose work affects the lives of children, young people and families, including: social care, health, the police, Jobcentre Plus, the voluntary sector, Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and others.