Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people


Harmful sexual behaviour in school: a briefing on the findings, implications and resources for schools and multi-agency partners

Last updated: 25 Sep 2020

A briefing that presents findings from a two-year study into harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) in English schools, Beyond Referrals Two. The briefing provides an overview of key thematic findings from the study, organised in relation to: the prevalence of HSB; strengths of responses; disclosure; peer support; parental engagement; and disability and provides 30 recommendations for schools, multi-agency safeguarding partners and the wider field of education.

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