Category Archives: Grooming

New NSPCC Research: Impact of online and offline child sexual abuse: “Everyone deserves to be happy and safe”

The NSPCC have published findings of a study undertaken by researchers into the effects of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) carried out using online or digital technologies (technology-assisted CSA, or TA-CSA).  The research team carried out interviews and questionnaires with young … Continue reading

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Online Safety Briefing: Term 1 2017-18 #eSafety

The Education Safeguarding Team are looking to provide a series of ‘briefing’ blog posts throughout the year. The aim of these posts is to help DSLs in educational settings keep up-to-date with of some of the emerging online safety issues … Continue reading

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Kayleigh’s Love Story – Film produced by Leicestershire Police

A film about how a 15-year-old Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online and subsequently murdered has made available . Kayleigh’s Love Story – FactSheet Kayleigh’s Love Story – Links This resource is hard-hitting and contains scenes which can be distressing (the film … Continue reading

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New Childline campaign highlights unhealthy relationships and online safety for young people #ListenToYourSelfie

The NSPCC has today published a campaign designed to help educate children and young to spot the signs of online abuse and grooming. Statistics from Childline, a service provided by the charity, show that counselling sessions for young people worried about online sexual … Continue reading

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BBC3 docudrama on the life of Breck Bednar – online grooming resources for schools

Tonight (Tuesday 26th January 2016) BBC3 will broadcast a new docudrama about the murder of 14-year old Breck Bednar after he was groomed online. The programme ‘Murder Games’ sees Breck’s family and friends recount how Breck was manipulated and isolated by Lewis Daynes, then … Continue reading

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Lucy Faithfull publish new guide to support parents of children who have got into trouble online

As part of their Parent Protect programme, Lucy Faithfull have published a guide called “What’s the problem?” to support parents of children who have been in trouble for viewing or sharing sexually explicit or indecent images online. This is a … Continue reading

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New Home Office “Online abuse and bullying prevention guide” published

On the 20th March 2015 the Home Office published a new guide that has been developed for professionals who work with young people, to help them understand what constitutes abusive behaviour online, the consequences of that behaviour, and where they … Continue reading

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CEOP launch new Think U Know Toolkit

CEOP are delighted to announce the launch of the Thinkuknow Toolkit, with fifteen fun, engaging learning activities based on the 11-13 and 14+ areas of the website. If you’re getting ready for Safer Internet Day on 10 February why not … Continue reading

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Child Sexual Exploitation Training – ‘Looking for Lottie’

The following content is published on behalf of the Centre for Child Protection. A recent Ofsted report highlighted that local authorities have been too slow to face up to their responsibilities to prevent child sexual exploitation. In the first ever … Continue reading

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The Centre for Child Protection are launching new child protection training simulations

The Centre for Child Protection and Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex are launching two new simulations at the University of Kent, Canterbury, 11 November 2014 12:00-17:00. This free event will introduce participants to the two training simulations for professionals. … Continue reading

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