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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Returning children home from care: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Looked after children Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, which have highlighted lessons for returning children home from care.

Suicide: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where the young people involved have made an attempt on or taken their own lives.

Teenagers: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where adolescents were the subject of the review.

Voluntary agencies: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Voluntary and community sector Type: Briefing

Voluntary agencies: learning from case reviews.

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.

PANTS resources for schools and teachers

Topics: Schools Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Practical guidance

Free resources for PANTS (The Underwear Rule) including a lesson plan, slide presentation, curriculum links, classroom activities and more.

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)

Topics: Schools Type: Practical guidance

Our free online tool helps you audit your school’s current safeguarding arrangements, supporting you to make any changes and identify areas for development.

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.

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.