The importance of school playground safety

Playground safety – a swing and play area

Playgrounds play a great part in the development of a child, the memories in a play park are often ones that are remembered. They’re the place where we play and explore risk, socialise with others and create memories that we will treasure long into adult life — but what happens when the risk becomes all […]

Unique PSHE resources for mental health and safeguarding

Unique PSHE resources for mental health and safeguarding

There is now a realization by governments that schools play an important role in promoting good mental health. And there’s pressure on schools to deliver. Promoting robust mental health is now a formal part of the PSHE curriculum, yet there’s very little available to schools in terms of support and resources. Now, there are proven […]

New research highlights schools’ lack of confidence in handling online abuse

School children using computers to get online

RM Education has today released key findings from its latest research – conducted in association with the NSPCC – into online safety policy and practice in UK schools.  The survey asked 1,158 senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and network managers from primary and secondary schools for their views and experiences in creating safe web environments […]

FREE Safeguarding in September Webinar

FREE Safeguarding in September Webinar

Sign up to Educare’s FREE Safeguarding in September webinar today!  When? Tuesday, June 25th at 4:00pm September always brings fresh challenges with children returning to school after the long summer break and new pupils and staff settling in. This year, there will be additional complexity due to the introduction of Ofsted’s new inspection framework and changes […]

Why cybersecurity needs to be a priority for the education sector

Adrian Jones from Swivel Secure on cybersecurity

Adrian Jones, CEO at Swivel Secure Education institutions need to make cybersecurity a priority. Despite the sector facing major challenges such as a lack of staffing and a lack of funding and resources, cyber attacks are no less frequent or less severe in education. In fact, they seem to be gaining ground in prevalence year-on-year […]

School security risks – matching boundary protection to your needs

A Jackon's Fencing fence boosts school security

Cris Francis, security consultant for Jacksons Fencing, offers a guide to ensuring pupils are safe when it comes to school security… Whether renewing, refurbishing or building from new, the school fence, entrance gates and access control should be carefully considered for today and in anticipation of the future. Here are our top five areas to consider […]

Fire safety in schools: a guide

Fire safety in schools

Ashfords legal, professional and regulatory services experts offer advice on how to keep your pupils safe in the event of a fire, and what to do to ensure you are meeting regulations on fire safety in schools… Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in June last year, the importance of  fire safety systems has come in […]