Wirral Safeguarding News

17 January 2022

100 Days of Safeguarding – Day 67 – Coercive Control

17 January 2022

Data recently released by the Office for National Statistics reveals that in the year to March 2021 there were 33,954 offences of coercive control recorded by police in England and Wales (758 in Merseyside), up from 24,856 the year before. Unfortunately however, the majority of cases do not currently lead...

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14 January 2022

100 Days of Safeguarding – Day 66 – Ofsted Review of Sexual Abuse in Schools

14 January 2022

Today's message is a re-circulation of the Ofsted Review if Sexual Abuse in Schools published last year. The report is being used by the WSCP to inform the developing strategy to combat violence against women and girls. Interested colleagues will be able to contribute to this work over the coming...

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13 January 2022

100 Days of Safeguarding – Day 65 – Safer Recruitment Guidance

13 January 2022

Today's safeguarding message is a 7 Minute Briefing about Safer Recruitment. The briefing provides a summary of what safer recruitment is, what a safer recruitment policy should include and what to do if concerns arise. 100 Days Day 65 - Safer Recruitment Guidance 7 min Briefing

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12 January 2022

100 Days of Safeguarding – Day 64 – Babies Cry, You Can Cope – ICON

12 January 2022

Today's safeguarding message is about the ICON campaign Babies Cry, You Can Cope. Attached is a 7 minute briefing about the campaign and an example resource for parents and carers. The campaign was launched in October 2020 and has been implemented broadly across the partnership to support parents and carers...

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11 January 2022

100 Days of Safeguarding – Day 63 – Section 11/175 Safeguarding Audit

11 January 2022

Today's safeguarding message presents the headline findings from the 2021 audits of multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. The Section 11 (agencies) and 175 (schools and colleges) audits are completed annually by our partner agencies and help inform the WSCP about the strengths and areas of improvement of the safeguarding partnership. 100 Days...

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