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Revised safety and sexual harassment guidance: 8 things you need to know

The government has issued beefed-up guidance on tackling sexual misconduct in schools, warning downplaying it as “banter” can normalise...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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An inset day on sexual abuse ‘won’t cut it’, says Spielman

Amanda Spielman has warned schools that a one-off safeguarding inset day alone “won’t cut it” as the sector looks...

James Carr
James Carr
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Consent workshops and reviews: schools respond to sex abuse claims

A school named on the Everyone’s Invited website, set up to tackle rape culture, is to run compulsory “consent...

James Carr
James Carr
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Williamson plans behaviour survey and urges ‘sensible debate’ over exclusions

Schools will take part in a new survey on student behaviour every term, the education secretary has announced. Gavin...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Ofsted to visit ‘sample’ of schools where sexual abuse has been reported

Ofsted’s review of sexual abuse in schools will see the watchdog visit a “sample of schools and colleges” where...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ministers accused of dragging feet over school sex abuse

Ministers have been accused of ignoring repeated warnings over sex abuse in schools before being “shamed” into action this...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth