Helping to keep children and young people safe in Derby and Derbyshire
The Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership is made up of senior staff from the organisations who work across Derby and Derbyshire to provide services to children, young people and their families.
If you become aware that a school may not be registered, please contact Derby City Council via email on firstname.lastname@example.org so that action can be taken to make sure children are safe.
Set out below are a range of different resources that may help you.
Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse. It's a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from sexual abuse – without using scary words or even mentioning sex.
Talk PANTS and you have got it covered
The NSPCC have launched a PANTS song and animation to help protect children from sexual abuse. It is aimed at children aged 4-8 years old and features dinosaurs explaining how to stay safe from abuse, led by our new friendly character, Pantosaurus.
Talking to your child is the best way to help keep them safe. But with things changing all the time, it can be hard to keep up to date. You can always call our online safety helpline on 0808 8005 002 to get advice on anything from the latest social networks to parental controls.
Schools across Derby and Derbyshire have access to the following up to date guidance. They can use this guidance to help respond to concerns that they are aware of that affect pupils in their school
Sharing nudes and semi-nudes: advice for education settings working with children and young people
Guidance to support designated safeguarding leads and senior leadership teams in education settings in England in responding to incidents involving the sharing of nudes and semi-nudes and safeguarding children and young people.
The guidance covers:
Stop it Now! - UK and Ireland is a child sexual abuse prevention campaign.
It is run by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.
They support adults to play their part in prevention through:
Stop it Now! have produced the Choose Another Path film to deter people from viewing and sharing sexual images of children.
Thinkuknow provides resources, training and support for professionals who work directly with children and young people.
Their films, learning activities and other resources are developed in response to intelligence from child protection experts within the CEOP Command.
They are designed to help children and young people keep themselves safe from sexual abuse and exploitation by developing skills in identifying and avoiding risk, learning how best to protect themselves and their friends, and knowing how to get support and report abuse if they do encounter difficulties.
The website aims to provide families, professionals, staff, and commissioners with information about how to reduce challenging behaviour and to improve the wellbeing of children with learning disabilities.
They are designed to help and support deaf young people and their parents, carers and teachers to help and remind them how to stay safe online.
Illustrated leaflet designed to be shared with deaf adults who find pictures easier to read than words. Outlines in pictures how a mum and dad are concerned that their daughter is being bullied for having deaf parents. Shows how they contacted the NSPCC and got the advice and help they needed to support their child.
You can find out more information about Child Sexual Exploitation Meetings in Derby:
Safe and Sound provide support directly to children, young people and families in Derby and Derbyshire affected by the abuse and work to ensure that individuals receive the support they need to move forwards in their lives.
They also have more information about CSE for parents and carers.
Pace information and resources support parents and carers of sexually exploited children.
They help parents across the UK understand what is happening to their child and how parents are the prime agents in helping their child end exploitative relationships.