Last year, Ofsted investigated how schools, colleges and pupil referral units (PRUs) in London were dealing with knife crime and published a report. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/785055/Knife_crime_safeguarding_children_and_young_people_110319.pdf Knife crime may not seem high on the agenda in your organisation but have you staff had CPD on how to approach the topic with learners? This website has some great
Educational providers have a pivotal role to play in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and promoting their welfare. From September 2019 Local Safeguarding Boards were replaced by Safeguarding Partnerships, each locality has access to its own dedicated team of Safeguarding Partners who will work collaboratively to strengthen the child protection and safeguarding system in the local area.