Operation Encompass Information
New – JUNE 2023 – Wirral School Briefing, to access this please click here.
New – JULY 2023 Operation Encompass CPD event slides – click here
Operation Encompass is an early intervention safeguarding partnership between Education and the Police. set up in 2011, the original aim of Operation Encompass was to make sure that schools were informed, before the start of the next school day, if the police had been called out to a child or young person’s house the previous evening due to a domestic incident and to ensure that children are recognised as victims of Domestic Abuse in their own right.
Operation Encompass Helpline for school staff
A Teachers’ Helpline aims to provide free, confidential consultations for school staff when supporting children who are victims of domestic abuse.
So if you received an Operation Encompass notification about a child in your school and are unsure of the best way to support, you can access FREE advice from an Education Psychologist about how best to support them, by calling the Operation Encompass Teachers’ National Helpline on 0204 513 9990 (Monday to Friday, 8am-1pm)
For more information on what the helpline can do click here
Operation Encompass Key Adult Training
All schools are now part of Operation Encompass. All dedicated safeguarding Leads are expected to complete the free online training, which will also count towards your yearly CPD hours. This training is also available to anyone wishing to complete it and takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Domestic Abuse in Context – The vital role of school and staff:
Operation Encompass – Early Years Guidance:
Operation Encompass – Key Stages 1 and 2 Guidance:
Operation Encompass – Key Stages 3 and 4 Guidance:
Always remember to follow your safeguarding procedures when you have any concerns about a child. If you are in any doubt always consult with your designated safeguarding lead or phone Children’s Services Integrated Front Door on 0151 606 2008.
For guidance and resources for schools please visit the national Operation Encompass website: https://www.operationencompass.org/school-participation