Parents & Carers

Useful Information & Documents

Here you can download some useful information from the Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership (KRSCP):

  • Staying Safe - information on support available to young people locally and nationally including details of the local youth service and youth clubs, substance misuse support and what to do if you're concerned - Download
  • Staying Safe - information and advice regarding ecstasy and local and national support services - Download
  • Create a Safe Sleep Zone - Download
  • A guide for parents and carers to protect children they know from child sexual exploitation - Download
  • "Set it before they get it" - useful wallet size guide for setting up e-devices before they are given to children Front / Back
  • Growing up - Transitions - As children grow to adulthood they may require support, particularly if they have received support in childhood. 


Please see below other useful information and services:

Understand Me
Please click here for a Childline video on discrimination.

Safeguarding in the Performing Arts

The NSPCC has updated its website to include advice on keeping children safe in music, drama, dance, television and theatre. The advice covers making the environment as safe as possible for children and young people; ensuring children are properly supervised by the right people; and following the relevant legislation and guidance for child performers. The NSPCC is developing a new online training course for protecting children in the entertainment industry. 

Find out more here: 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/safeguarding/safeguarding-in-the-performing-arts

There is a new page here for parents about safeguarding in sport:

https://thecpsu.org.uk/parents

The Ben Kinsella Trust tackles knife crime through education and campaigning and includes a wide range of resources for teachers and practitioners in both primary and secondary school http://www.benkinsella.org.uk/about/free-resources-and-links/resources-for-teachers-and-practitioners

www.droptheweapons.org  is an online resource from the Met police that aims to tech people about the dangers of carrying weapons and encourages people to turn away from violent crime.

Fearless is a website where young people can find non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality. It also offers professionals working with young people, training and resources to educate them about the effects of crime. This includes weapons,CSE and county lines. www.fearless.org 

Street Doctors teach young people how to deliver simple first aid, which can and does save lives. By highlighting the death and significant injury association from violent crime, street doctors helps to discourage young people from carrying weapons in the first place.www.streetdoctors.org