Sexual Abuse in Educational Settings
Worryingly, the problem of rape culture has been highlighted in the media recently.
As a result the NSPCC have launched a dedicated helpline for people who have experienced sexual abuse in education settings: 0800 136 663
For more details visit the NSPCC website here
How do students at HGSS know where to go for help?
- Safeguarding pages in their planners list helplines and identify safeguarding staff in school who they can speak to
- Slide show in Reception and Dining Hall show helpline numbers
- Posters around corridors and in toilet areas listing helplines and photographs of safeguarding staff in school
- HUB is open to students at all times of the day
- School Counsellor
- PSHCE curriculum which covers topics such as consent and healthy relationships
- Email contact with Form Tutors and Pastoral staff