At MBKB, protecting and safeguarding our learners is really important to us.
MBKB have a safeguarding policy which covers:
If you’d like to find out about staying safe online, visit the websites below:
Thinkuknow - www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Website with information for children, young people, parents and teachers on new technologies and the risks involved. There is an option for people to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. Provides teaching resources including lesson plans, activities and worksheets for use with Key Stages 1, 2 and 3/4 and for use with SEN students, and short films of what parents need to know about sexting. Supported by Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.
Advice pages on keeping safe on the internet and social networks from the NSPCC website. Looks at the risks and dangers or being online, tips for parents on how to keep safe and how to talk to children about staying safe online.
Information and advice on sexting from the NSPCC website. Covers what sexting is, motivations for young people sexting, the law around sexting, how to talk to a young person about sexting, actions to take if a child has been affected by sexting
If you’d like to learn about extremism, terrorism and ‘The Prevent Duty’, visit the sites below:
Signposting for children and young people
CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button. If you are experiencing online bullying or something else online has worried you please speak to an adult you trust, or you can talk to Childline at any time on 0800 1111 or at www.childline.org.uk.
Signposting for adult stakeholders
CEOP is a command of the National Crime Agency and is dedicated to tackling the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and young people. CEOP helps children and young people under the age of 18 who have been forced or manipulated into taking part, or are being pressured to take part, in sexual activity of any kind. This can be both online and offline. The CEOP Safety Centre offers information and advice for children and young people, parents and carers and professionals. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.
Online bullying or other online concerns should not be reported to CEOP and children and young people should be directed to speak to an adult they trust, and/or referred to Childline, if they would like to speak to someone about how they are feeling.
If you click on the link above and enrol/ register using your email address. You will then receive an email to click then access the training.
Scroll down the page and click on the left hand column in pink called "side by side".
This will allow you access to two videos and the 4 modules.
Each module has an achievement certificate which you will be able to download upon completion.
If you need any help just let me or your tutor know or email email@example.com
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If you have concerns about your own well-being or safety, or need advice then please contact our Designated Safeguarding Lead – Katie Biggs.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 07940353947
Alternatively, if you are concerned about exploitation or online abuse, or are worried about someone else, you can click on the ‘report abuse’ button on this page which will take you to the CEOP page (child exploitation and online protection centre).
Safeguarding and Welfare