Research and resources Child protection and safeguarding information and advice
Use our website search above to find child protection research and safeguarding resources.
Turn the page: learning from a manualised approach to treating harmful sexual behaviour
‘We have the right to be safe’
All Babies Count: the Dad Project
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Learnings from case reviews
Brief summaries on the LSCB's key findings and learning from recurring themes in case reviews.
National case review repository
Search our collection of case reviews via the NSPCC library online.
Read our short summaries of various subjects in child protection.
Schools and colleges
Resources to support schools, colleges and academies in keeping children safe.
Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool
A free online tool for schools in England to make sure the most effective safeguarding procedures are in place.
Resources to help you safely recruit staff and volunteers who will work with children.
Get expert training and consultancy
Child protection course: an introduction
Child protection supervision skills course
Designated safeguarding officer training
Keeping children safe online course
Specialist and bespoke child protection courses
Child protection consultancy service
More training courses
We offer a range of introductory, advanced and online child protection training courses.
Statistics by abuse type
1 in 20 children in the UK have been sexually abused. Read more statisitics on sexual abuse.
1 in 14 children have been physically abused in the UK. Read more statistics on physical abuse.
1 in 10 children have experienced neglect in the UK. Read more statistics on neglect.
1 in 14 children have experienced emotional abuse by a parent or guardian in the UK. Read more statistics on emotional abuse.
Over 1,700 victims of FGM were referred to specialist clinics in the last 2 years. Read more statistics on FGM.
Bullying and cyberbullying
Almost 45,000 children talked to ChildLine about bullying last year. Read more bullying and cyberbullying statistics.
Over 2,400 children were victims of sexual exploitation in gangs and groups from August 2010 to October 2011. Read more statistics on child sexual exploitation.
Domestic abuse is a factor in 60% of serious case reviews. Read more statistics on domestic abuse.
We have dealt with over 1,000 cases of child trafficking since 2007. Read more statistics on child trafficking.