(once you’ve read this blog, head to ofstedsafe.lgfl.net to read more about Ofsted and safeguarding and the new handbook)
You can read the full report here but to make it easier, we’ve put together some key findings, practical tips and resources for DSLs, RSHE leads, parents, staff and governors to help safeguard young people from harm – at school, online and beyond:
Background: In April, Ofsted carried out a review of sexual abuse in response to thousands of testimonials on the ‘Everyone’s Invited’ website from young people describing sexual abuse by peers. As well as exploring the curriculum and victim voice, the review looked at reporting and safeguarding arrangements, bringing to light significant insights and concerns.
Here’s what you need to know:
How we can help – tips and resources to support your whole school approach:
Hope this has been helpful in shaping your response, building staff confidence and promoting effective practice and procedures across your school community – we’d love to hear your feedback and do let us know if you need anything else!