Sexual abuse

Tacking sexual abuse is urgent – and an INSET won’t cut it

Our review into sexual abuse and harassment has been widely accepted, writes Amanda Spielman. So how can leaders make...

JL Dutaut
AMANDA SPIELMAN
Sexual abuse

Everyone’s Invited: Policies alone can’t solve the problems

The sector’s response to sexual harassment clearly requires improvement, but policies holding schools responsible for society’s ills won’t fix...

JL Dutaut
LUCY HARRIS
Covid, Sexual abuse

All signs point to even greater pressure on schools post-Covid

A raft of new data from multiple agencies points to a rising tide of families in need, with no...

JL Dutaut
WHITNEY CRENNA-JENNINGS
Sexual abuse

Making the vulnerable visible is how we will close gaps

Policy makers are able to really see vulnerable students for the first time, but will they choose to look?...

JL Dutaut
Harry Quilter-Pinner* and Kiran Gill**
Sexual abuse

Two out of 27. How government is failing the inclusion test

The government has only implemented two of 27 recommendations from the Timpson review of school exclusion. Cath Murray offers suggestions for how...

JL Dutaut
CATH MURRAY
Sexual abuse

There’s no shortcut to quality relationships and sex education

Effective relationships and sex education is a partnership, and it needs an appropriate investment from government so that schools...

Expert Contributor
LUCY EMMERSON
Sexual abuse

Schools must be prepared for pupil-on-pupil sexual assault

It’s an uncomfortable subject for many, but a recent court case has highlighted the need for schools to have...

Expert Contributor
EMMA BANISTER DEAN