Tag Archives : Plymouth Safeguarding Children’s Board


Hundreds of pupils learn about dangers of drugs

Around 300 pupils and 30 teaching professionals from across Plymouth took part in a pilot programme to raise awareness about ‘County Lines’ child criminal and drug exploitation. Over two days, the pupils from years nine and ten attended performances of a play at the Devonport Guildhall, performed by Alter Ego Creative Solutions. The events were […]


‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in South West

Children across the south west are victims of sexual exploitation.  But while media reports often highlight cases of adult grooming and child abuse, Devon and Cornwall Police say the most likely form of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the south west is perpetrated by other young people. It’s sometimes referred to as ‘peer on peer’ […]


Plymouth schools mark Safer Internet Day 2019

Schoolchildren in Plymouth have been learning how to keep safe on the internet with a range of activities on Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 5 January 2019). Safer Internet Day is led by the UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities – Childnet International, the Internet Watch Foundation and South West Grid […]


Community gets behind launch of Together for Childhood in Plymouth to help keep children safe

Hundreds of people turned out for the community launch of Together for Childhood in Plymouth – an exciting new project with a vitally important goal helping to keep children safe from sexual abuse. The programme is a hugely positive undertaking for the city, with the NSPCC, Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Safeguarding Children’s Board joining […]


Plymouth works together to prevent child sexual abuse in the city

An area of Plymouth has been chosen to pilot a ground-breaking new partnership to bring Plymouth communities and agencies together in an effort to prevent child sexual abuse. Together for Childhood aims to provide help and support for children, young people and their families at the earliest possible stage. Ernesettle has been chosen as the […]