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Safeguarding Update March 2018

Uniting against child sexual exploitation – CSE day 2018

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Child protection agencies across Bradford District are joining together to mark national child sexual exploitation (CSE) awareness day which takes place on Sunday 18 March. 

Activities to mark the day will take place in Bradford on Friday 16 March and in Keighley on Monday 19 March. All events are free and everyone is welcome. 

The events in Bradford on 16 March will run from 10am to 5pm in both City Park and in The Broadway Shopping Centre. They will be supported with special guest appearances by former rugby great Robbie Hunter-Paul along with players from Bradford Bulls and Bradford City Football Club. More

Safeguarding Week 2018

Safeguarding Week

Safeguarding Week is earlier this year in Bradford and across West Yorkshire and runs from 25 to 29 June. The theme this year is preventing coercion control, exploitation and grooming.

If your organisation wants to plan an event for the week and would like to publish this in the brochure, you will need to complete the proforma and return it to us no later than 29 March.

More details about the week are available on our website

Together, we can tackle child abuse

If you think it report it campaign

The Department for Education’s campaign help tackle child abuse will be running from 12 March with a range or news stories and promotion across the media and social media sites such as this short video. 

The key call-to-action for the campaign is to get the public to visit, where they can enter their postcode to contact their local council and report.

A range of material is available that organisations can use to raise awareness of the campaign. Please visit the campaign site to access, use and share the new materials.

Prevent Safeguarding Briefings

Designated Safeguarding Leads and Safer Schools Police Officers are invited to book places on one of two briefings led by Bradford Council’s Prevent Team and the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

The briefings take place on 26 April and 4 May  both from 1.30-3.30 and will discuss the following:

  • The current risk levels in the district and how this risk specifically relates to young people
  • Prevent myths and reality
  • Expectations of safeguarding leads prior to referral and when you need to refer to Prevent
  • Example case studies, including examples of support provided to individuals who have been identified via the referral process

Book on the Thursday 26 April session

Book on Friday 4 May session

To find out more visit Bradford Schools Online