1. Film warning about online grooming

    16 February, 2017

    Leicestershire Police has made its film to raise awareness of the dangers of online grooming publicly available. Based on the story of teenager Kayleigh Haywood, the film highlights how quickly and easily children can be groomed online without them or those around them knowing it is happening. Kayleigh’s love story is available to watch online […]

  2. OPEN FOR BOOKING

    14 February, 2017

    OSCB Annual Conference  Relationships & Identity The day, designed for professionals, will highlight safeguarding  issues faced by children and adolescents struggling with issues around relationships, sexuality and identity. 8th March 2017 9.30-3.30 The Kings Centre, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES Book via the OSCB website (click on the book training section)

  3. Are you Ready to Know?

    10 February, 2017

    You can watch our new films, Men Speak Up! and Are You Ready to Know? at our event this Saturday to mark Zero Tolerance for FGM Day. Click here for Men Speak Up trailer  **Please note that our films are for secondary school age and 16 plus.  Our young champions will talk about the film they made, Are […]

  4. SAFER INTERNET DAY 2017

    6 February, 2017

    Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’.   https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2017   Information, advice and guidance available from: http:/schools.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/anti-bullying    

  5. YOUNG CARERS AWARENESS DAY

    26 January, 2017

    26 January 2017 is a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000 young carers. https://carers.org/young-carers-awareness-day

  6. Introducing the Locality & Community Support Service (LCSS)

    18 January, 2017

        As you may be aware, Oxfordshire County Council Children’s Services is undergoing an integration at this time. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT which provides an update on the front door to Children’s Services and introduces the Locality & Community Support Service. The attached information will outline contact details and timeframes including the process for No […]

  7. OSCB Briefing on E Cigarette Fluid Ingestion

    17 January, 2017

    The OSCB  has produced a one page briefing to raise awareness of the dangers of swallowing E Cigarette Fluid. Please see the attached link: E cigarettes fact sheet

  8. OSCB Annual Conference 8th March 2017

    11 January, 2017

    OSCB are pleased to announce the 2017 Annual Conference that will take place on Wednesday 8th March 2017 at The King’s Centre in Oxford from 09:30-15:30. The theme is: Relationships and identity. The keynote speakers will provide a national perspective on relationships, including the issues faced by LGBTQ.  The day, designed for professionals will highlight issues […]

  9. Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) – Change of Telephone Number

    MASH stands for Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub which seeks to enable the sharing of information so that risks to children can be identified at an early stage. It is a link between universal services such as schools and GPs and statutory services such as police and social care. Please note the telephone number for MASH has […]

  10. OSCB publishes a Serious Case Review concerning Child Q

    10 January, 2017

    Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (OSCB) has today published a Serious Case Review (SCR) into the death of a 14-month-old girl, referred to as Child Q. The mother of Child Q was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to three years in prison in November 2016. The purpose of the SCR, which covers the period from October […]