Category Archives: Sexting

Secondary Schools and Colleges: Help shape research into sexting among young people

Sexting is the act of young people sending sexually explicit imagery, primarily between mobile devices, amongst peers.  Much of the attention to date from the media and policy makers regarding sexting, has focussed on the extent of incidents and trying … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Schools, Secondary Resources, Sexting, SWGfL, UK Safer Internet Centre, Young People | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) to be made statutory in all schools

Yesterday the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, announced that relationships and sex education will be made statutory in all primary and secondary schools, with schools required to teach this content from September 2019. All primary schools in England … Continue reading

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New Cyberbullying Guidance and PSHE toolkit for schools from Childnet

Cyberbullying Guidance Cyberbullying is a form of bullying, and research reveals it has increased to affect 12% of young people in this country. To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying Childnet (as part of … 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

Posted in 2016, Child Sexual Exploitation, ChildLine, e-Safety, Grooming, NSPCC, PSHE, Resources, Schools, Secondary Resources, Sexting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Guidance for Schools and Colleges : “Sexting in schools and colleges: responding to incidents and safeguarding young people”

UKCCIS Education Group Guidance: Sexting in schools and colleges: responding to incidents and safeguarding young people The UKCCIS Education Group has produced advice for schools and colleges on responding to incidents of ‘sexting.’ The advice aims to support Designated Safeguarding … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, e-Safety, Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016, Policy, Schools, Sexting, UKCCIS | Leave a comment

New Internet Matters Resources for Parents/Carers – “Protect their Curiosity”

Internet Matters has launched a campaign urging parents to put parental controls on all internet-enabled devices to protect their children from harmful content. The safety group is backed by the UK’s largest broadband providers: BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media. … Continue reading

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“So you got naked online” updated resource

The South West Grid for Learning, coordinators of the UK Safer Internet Centre, have recently updated their popular resource entitled ‘So You Got Naked Online?’ The resource provides practical information to young people, and their parents/ carers and teachers following … Continue reading

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Launch of New CEOP Resources – Nude Selfies: What Parents and Carers Need to Know

CEOP have announced the launch of ‘Nude Selfies: What Parents and Carers Need to Know’. This is a series of four short animated films for parents and carers offering advice on how to help keep their children safe from the … 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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