Pause Project – breaking a destructive cycle

Pause Croydon is here!   Creating space for change   Pause works to prevent the damaging consequences of thousands more children being taken into care each year.   Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care. We aim […]

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Young People & Gambling

Young People and Gambling Free Awareness 90min Training A Young People and Gambling Survey revealed that 11%  of children aged said they had gambled in the previous week ​ 93% of children play video games and there is growing concern over the relationship between gaming, gambling and other risk taking behaviours ​ During lockdown with weekly games sales increasing by […]

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Best Practice Guide – Case Study of schools coping during Covid-19

This paper, produced by Croydon Education – Standards Safeguarding and Inclusion Service gives a small flavour of the strong work that was, and is still, being carried out to support the young people across Croydon. There is a case study from each educational setting, Michael McKeaveney (Interim Head of Standards, Safeguarding & Inclusion) said ” […]

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UPDATED – COVID-19 Safeguarding Information

ContentsThe safeguarding of children and young people, and the promotion of their well-being is everybody’s responsibility. ​​During the current outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent impact on the daily lives of all children and families, we want to ensure that all children, families and professionals have access to information to help keep children and their families supported and […]

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Safeguarding Children with Disabilities – New E-Learning

Safeguarding children with disabilities is a priority for the Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership. Amongst the aims of the group are to support professionals to be more confident when working with children with a disability and their family, and to improve understanding of the risk of harm for children with a disability and to embed strategies to reduce risk​. New Safeguarding Children with Disabilities e-learning course Spotting the signs and understanding abuse of children can be […]

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