Guidance

Sexting in schools and colleges

Guidance for schools and colleges on responding in instances of 'sexting'.

Documents

Sexting in schools and colleges

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Overview of Sexting Guidance

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Details

The advice aims to support schools and colleges in tackling the range of issues which ‘sexting’ incidents present, including responding to disclosures, handling devices and imagery, risk assessing situations and involving other agencies.

The advice also contains information about preventative education, working with parents and reporting imagery to providers.

This advice is non-statutory and should be read alongside the Department for Education’s Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance and non-statutory Searching, Screening and Confiscation advice for schools.

Published 20 August 2016