1. Oxfordshire’s new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements

    20 May, 2019

    Today Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board publishes its new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. Top ranking officers in Oxfordshire to be directly responsible for children’s safety  The highest ranking officers in the police, local government and the health service in Oxfordshire are to make themselves directly responsible for arrangements shared by key organisations in Oxfordshire that oversee the safety of […]

  2. International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17th May 2019

    17 May, 2019

    The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World […]

  3. Mental Health Awareness Week

    16 May, 2019

    Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13-19 May 2019. The theme this year is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. See here for further information. To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the BBC has launched BBC Mental Health Season with content across network and regional […]

  4. SAFE! 2 day Protective Behaviours Foundation course

    1 May, 2019

    SAFE! is running a two day Protective Behaviours Foundation course at the Venue in Cowley, Oxford on the 16th & 17th May.  Protective Behaviours is an internationally recognised approach to building emotional literacy and resilience in children, young people and adults. It is a pragmatic approach to personal safety awareness encouraging empowerment and teaching strategies to […]

  5. CSE Awareness Day 18th March 2019

    15 March, 2019

    On the 18th March 2019 we want the world to unite against CSE. We aim to raise awareness around CSE and support a wider understanding that this remains a concern for our young people and communities We are asking that you write a # message about CSE on your hand and send it to admin@osarcc.org.uk […]

  6. Mind of My Own App rebrand March 2019

    5 March, 2019

    Following the recent negative media attention and online hoax relating to the term MOMO, the creators of the Mind of My Own self-advocacy app have made the decision to completely re-brand the app to avoid any confusion, concern or risk. Please see the attached information sheet on the rebranding, with useful advice on online hoaxes of this type Mind Of My […]

  7. OSCB Conference 21st March 2019

    21 February, 2019

    The OSCB Annual Conference on Contextual Safeguarding is booking fast, please see the attached flyer here…. Please go to OSCB training portal  to book your place, you will need to be a registered user. Refreshments and lunch will be provided on the day.  

  8. BOUND by Justice in Motion

    20 February, 2019

    Oxford based physical theatre company Justice in Motion are currently touring a piece about Modern Slavery, showing at the Midland Arts Centre in Birmingham on 14th March, and then Didcot Cornerstone on 20th March. For further information on the performance, dates and venues please see the flyer below BOUND flyer 2019  

  9. 30/01/19 Generalist Training @ Unipart CANCELLED

    30 January, 2019

    Unfortunately we have had to cancel todays training at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances. Apologies for the short notice and any inconvenience this has caused. We will be contacting all registered delegates in due course to rebook the training at the first available opportunity. Kind regards

  10. Staying safe on social media

    24 January, 2019

    Online abuse affects many children and young people everyday. If you’re worried that a child is being bullied online, or want to discuss a concern or seek advice right now, you can call the NSPCC helpline for parents and professionals at any time on 0808 800 5000, or visit their website. will be read by one […]