Safeguarding



Pupil Premium Best Practice: A week to go

Headteacher Update's National Pupil Premium best practice conference – offering 18 sessions all of which will give practical strategies that can be adapted and adopted for your school’s circumstances – takes place in a week's time.







Speak Out Stay Safe

The NSPCC’s Speak Out Stay Safe safeguarding programme is helping teachers to respond more effectively to children in need, an evaluation has reported.









Back to School Guide: Supporting student wellbeing

In this 12-page Back to School guide, we consider how the lockdown will have affected young people’s wellbeing and mental health, what challenges we expect to see as more pupils return, and how schools must respond...


All Together: Free anti-bullying programme

The All Together anti-bullying programme is free for schools in England and has just been extended until March 2021. Nicola Murray from the Anti-Bullying Alliance explains





Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Change Starts With Us...

We have collective responsibility to reduce bullying and this year’s Anti-Bullying Week is encouraging us all to take this responsibility seriously. Olivia Foster explains more about what is planned


Family alcohol misuse

A learning programme to support children who are affected by parental alcohol misuse has been launched by The Children’s Society.


Tackling cyber-bullying

Understanding the nature of cyber-bullying and what can be done to support pupils is a vital part of safeguarding practice. Drawing on her research, Dr Lucy Betts has published resources to support schools


Child safety: Clever Never Goes

The ‘stranger danger’ message is outdated and unhelpful. A new Lottery-funded initiative – Clever Never Goes – is offering schools a more intelligent approach to personal safety for pupils. Emma Lee-Potter reports

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