Spotlight on Safeguarding
Do staff appreciate how easy this type of grooming can take place? Show this quick scenario and get them talking...and thinking.
Language matters - if we say a 12 year old is a risk-taker or has a 20 year old boyfriend, we may not be naming vulnerability or abuse.
Safeguarding is a jigsaw - it's everyone's responsibility to notice things and pass them on. What do your staff notice day to day?
Ignoring concerns can lead to: "detention for dropping a milkshake but nothing when I told a teacher to go back where she came from."