Below you will find a range of local and national information available to download.  If you have any you would like to share with your colleagues via this website please send 

Local (General)

BCP Structure Chart  -  Updated JUNE 2019

Private Fostering in the new BCP Council - April 2019

Privacy Statement Early Help - Full Version

When to call the Police - Guidance for Schools and Colleges


National (General)

CASPER – NSPCC newsletter, sign up for up-to-date developments covering current practice, policy, research and resources.

Homelessness - A Children's Commissioner report on the crisis and shares the experiences of children caught up in it.

How Safe Are Our Children? - NSPCC Learning, an overview of data on abuse of adolescents  -  AUGUST 2020

'Information Sharing Advice for Practitioners' - JULY 2018

Mental Health of Children in England

Not Just Collateral Damage - Barnardo's Report on the hidden impact of domestic abuse on children

Realising the Potential of Early Intervention

Serious Case Reviews - Research in Practice SCR website

UNICEF Report - The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a crossroads

'Working Together to Safeguard Children' - JULY 2018


Child Criminal Exploitation

BCP Child Criminal Exploitation Practitioner Guidance issued  -  AUGUST 2019

Child Criminal Exploitation - Counting Lives, Childrens Society Report

Child Sexual Exploitation - Research in Practice, Definition and Guide for Professionals. 

County Lines Partner Pack  -  AUGUST 2019

Children's Commissioner report re: County Lines and Gang Related Offending (select the report 'Keeping Kids Safe')  -  MARCH 2019

Safeguarding Children at Risk from Criminal Exploitation 'It was Hard to Escape' - Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel


Child Poverty

Child Poverty, Buttle UK Report - What is it really like for children growing up in poverty in the UK in 2019- Part 1  -  JULY 2019

Deprivation across BCP area Indices of Multiple Deprivation, 2019 update. BCP Insight Briefing Paper  -  October 2019

Impact of Poverty on Child Mental Health.  Buttle Uk Report  -  DECEMBER 2019

More than 210,000 children are homeless in England, with many offered shipping containers, office blocks and bed and breakfast accommodation,  report by the children's commissioner  -  AUGUST 2019

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  -  Predicted 40% UK children living in poverty by 2021  -  JUNE 2019



Breaking the link between school exclusions and knife crime.  APPG Report  -  OCTOBER 2019

Children Missing Education -  SCIE Information Resource

Guidance for Schools, EOTAS Centres and Youth Service on Supporting Transgender Young People.  Education Authority  -  OCTOBER 2019

Keeping Children Safe in Education - updated statutory guidance for safeguarding in schools and colleges  -  SEPTEMBER 2019

Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools  -  DECEMBER 2018

School Exclusions - What is Legal ?



Early Help, Whose Responsibility?

Education Inspection Framework

Inspectors Guidance for Safeguarding in Early Years, Education and Skills   

Interim HMI Focused Document  (COVID-19)  AUGUST 2020