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Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges _ September 2021

Sep 04, 2021

Following on from Ofsted's Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges published 10 June 2021, the government has now updated its guidance to schools. Ofsted's research found that sexual misconduct in schools was so frequent that it has been 'normalised' and pupils, particularly, girls feel that little is being done to tackle it. The revised guidance therefore says that school leaders should assume that sexual harassment and abuse are happening, even when there are no specific reports and should put in place a whole-school/college approach to respond to the issues.

You can download the guidance here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sexual-violence-and-sexual-harassment-between-children-in-schools-and-colleges

 

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