Gov.uk have recently released guidance on ‘Sharing nudes and semi-nudes: advice for education settings working with children and young people’, including how to respond to incidents and safeguard children and young people.
This non-statutory advice aims to support designated safeguarding leads (or equivalents) and senior leadership teams in education settings in England in responding effectively to incidents involving the sharing of nudes and semi-nudes.
It includes guidance on:
– risk assessing incidents
– safeguarding and supporting children and young people
– handling devices and imagery
– recording incidents, including the role of other agencies
– providing education on the sharing of nudes and semi-nudes