Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges

Advice for schools and colleges on how to prevent and respond to reports of sexual violence and harassment between children.

This is for:
governing bodies of maintained schools and colleges
proprietors of independent schools (including academies, free schools and alternative provision academies) and non-maintained special schools
management committees of pupil referral units
headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safeguarding leads

It covers:
what sexual violence and harassment is
schools’ and colleges’ legal responsibilities
a whole school or college approach to safeguarding and child protection
how to respond to reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment

Read the guidance here



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