Contextual Safeguarding is an approach to safeguarding that responds to young people’s experiences of harm outside of the home. It is not just about working within context but is about how the child protection system recognises and addresses the risk young people face that are beyond the control of their parents.  

The following specific safeguarding issues are outlined below: Sexual violence and harassment, child-on-child abuse, online safety and radicalisation and extremism. These risks are identified by the local authority (Bexley).  

Below are links to info sheets about these three risks. The info sheets also have information on how you can support anyone facing these risks.

·         Online safety

·         Radicalisation and extremism

·         Harmful sexual behaviours

If you have concerned about YOU and/or a FRIEND or SOMEONE you know, this is a CONFIDENTIAL way to report it.



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