Research and resources

Child protection and safeguarding information, advice and research

Search our directory for our latest research, child protection statistics, leaflets, practical guidance, briefings and evaluations that share what we've learned from our services for children and families.

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Relationships and sex education (RSE) resources for schools

Topics: Schools Type: Practical guidance

Relationships and sex education teaching resources to help you prepare for the new RSE curriculum in England in 2020.

Online safety resources for schools and organisations

Topics: Online safety Type: Practical guidance

Online safety resources to help schools and organisations keep children safe online.

NSPCC Learning podcast

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Listen to our podcast on child protection and safeguarding issues.

Child sexual abuse in the family environment: CASPAR briefing

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Briefing

This briefing summarises findings from inspections of how agencies respond to child sexual abuse in the family environment in England.

Nominated child protection lead or designated safeguarding officer

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Every organisation that works with children needs to have a person who takes the lead on safeguarding and child protection. Use this example role description to make sure everyone in your organisation understands this important role. 

E-safety for schools

Topics: Schools Online safety Type: Practical guidance

Online safety support and resources for schools and colleges including training, teaching resources, information for parents, IT systems requirements and ongoing monitoring.

Child sexual abuse: learning from case reviews

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2017, where child sexual abuse was highlighted as a significant issue.

How safe are our children?

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Statistics

An overview of the most up to date statistics on online abuse that exist in the UK.

Evaluation of Minding the Baby

Topics: Early years Type: Service evaluation

An evaluation of Minding the Baby, a service to improve the relationship between mothers and their children.

Protecting children from abuse by someone in a position of trust or authority

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Briefing

How to recognise, respond to and prevent abuse from people in a position of authority such as teachers, care workers and doctors. Covers current legislation and guidance.