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Staying Safe

Staying Safe

How can you keep yourself and your friends safe;

no talking to strangers
Do not talk to strangers.


three people
Walk to and from
school in groups.

accept rides

Never accept a ride
from strangers.

accept gifts

Do not take gifts from
people you do not know.


trust
Tell someone you trust
if someone is making
you feel uncomfortable.

phone

Report all suspicious behaviour
and "new adult friends"
to Parents/ Carers.

tell someone

Never leave home without
telling your parents/carers
where you are going.

shout loudly

Shout loudly if someone
is asking you to do
something you are not
happy about.

never take short cuts

Never take shortcuts.
Always stick to routes
selected by parents, and
stay on main roads.

staying together

If you go out with your
friends make sure you stay
together even if you fall out.

 

STAY SWITCHED ON - Barnardos

Useful Youtube video on staying safe - click here to watch the video

 

News

Chelsea's Choice & Crashing

We are holding two FREE evening performances based on Child Sexual Exploitation. One performance of Chelsea’s Choice and one performance of Crashing. Please click on this link for more details.

May 2017 newsletter

Click here for our latest newsletter

Ofsted Inspection

The Bedford Borough Safeguarding Children Board (BBSCB) is judged to be 'Good' in a report published today by Ofsted. For more details of the report and a statement by Jenny Myers, Independent Chair of BBSCB can be found here 

 

Child Sexual Exploitation Conference

‘The More You Know, The More You See’ – Child Sexual Exploitation Conference

Date: Thursday 28th September 2017

Venue: The Rufus Centre, Flitwick

Time: 9:30 – 4:30 (Registration 9:00 – 9:30)

For more details please click here