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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Making sense of relationships

Topics: Schools Type: Practical guidance

PSHE lesson plans for children aged 10-16 (key stages 2-4) on personal safety and healthy relationships.

Share Aware resources for schools and teachers

Topics: Online safety Schools Type: Practical guidance

Download our free Share Aware lesson plans and classroom guidance to help teach your class to stay safe online.

Stop Speak Support school pack

Topics: Schools Online safety Bullying Type: Practical guidance

Activities and resources for teachers of key stages 3-4 to help children and young people know what to do if they see bullying online.

How safe are our children?

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Statistics

A compendium of all the latest UK child abuse and child protection data.

Child protection plan and register statistics

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Statistics

Our series of factsheets pulls together the most up-to-date statistics on children who are the subject to child protection plan or on a child protection register for each of the UK nations.

Childline posters and wallet cards

Topics: Schools Type: Leaflets and posters

Our series of posters and wallet cards encourage children to contact Childline if they need to talk.

Improving local mental health services for children who have experienced abuse or neglect

Topics: Mental health Type: Research

Guidance on designing and delivering mental health services to vulnerable groups of children and young people, plus an annual assessment of Local Transformation Plans looking at how well they currently provide for these children.

NSPCC Helpline posters

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Leaflets and posters

Posters encouraging people to contact the NSPCC helpline if they have any concerns about a child.