Today is Anti-Slavery day You can make a difference: If you think that slavery only happens in other countries, think again. trafficked adults and children have been found in every county across the UK. Including yours.
Find out more and how to help at https://www.antislavery.org/
For taining on modern slavery and other human rights violations please visit: https://suttontraining.event-booking.org/admin/events-list.php
The Department for Education (DfE) has updated the statutory guidance Keeping children safe in education for England. The updates relate to paragraphs 164 and 165 on schools' and colleges' legal duty to refer to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) anyone who has harmed, or poses a risk of harm, to a child or vulnerable adult.
Read the news story: Statutory guidance: keeping children safe in education
Read the guidance: Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges (PDF)
We are really pleased to announce that we have now published our local arrangements for the Local Safeguarding Children Partnership arrangements in the London Borough of Sutton. The new arrangements will come into effect on 1 July 2019. To find out more click on this link
The Home Office has published a child exploitation disruption toolkit for professionals working with children in the UK. The toolkit sets out key legislation that can be used to disrupt the criminal and sexual exploitation of children and includes best practice guidance on information sharing and multi-agency working.
Source: Home Office Date: 15 April 2019
Further information: Child exploitation disruption toolkit (PDF)
Read more on NSPCC Learning: Protecting children from sexual exploitation