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Safe and happy holidays? Survey to facilitate disclosures

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1ySTIRfoJ-2go8L79Bw2N_4lATCJXP0tt

(Click for the full A4 PDF / Google Form - remember to speak to your DSL first)

A key part of keeping children safe is to know them well - their concerns and worries (at home and school), but of course also what they love and what makes them happy.

That's why we made this form (PDF version / Google Form - only for school accounts ) to help you review with children and young people what happened over the summer break (works well after other holidays too) and to prepare for the year ahead.

This isn't just a safeguarding tool, but will of course help with behavioural and teaching & learning issues by informing teachers about the children in their care.

While we might instinctively shy away from anything that could encourage a raft of disclosures in the first week of term, it is of course so important and we know that many children and young people will have had a very hard time over the summer for a variety of reasons, so hopefully this is a useful tool - including of course, to help teachers/tutors get to know their new class and talk about the fun in the holidays too.

Click the image above to download the full pdf.

Alternatively, if you use Google Workspace, click here to copy an online version into your school Google environment (do not do it with a personal Google account as this data should only be held within your school).

*** If you are not the DSL, please do not use this without talking to them first ***

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