How to prevent child-on-child abuse

Understand what child-on-child abuse is and steps you can take to reduce the risk of it happening in your school. Find guidance and resources, and know where to go for extra support.

Last reviewed on 28 June 2023
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  1. Understand what child-on-child abuse is 
  2. Provide appropriate and regularly updated staff training
  3. Put procedures in place to minimise the risk of child-on-child abuse
  4. Create a preventative curriculum programme
  5. Consider your context and work with local partners
  6. Seek specialist support

Understand what child-on-child abuse is 

Child-on-child abuse is most likely to include, but may not be limited to:

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