Responding to and Managing Sexting Incidents: Updated advice for Schools

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In September 2015 the National Police Chief Council released a statement on the procedure they have to take when a ‘sexting’ incident is reported to the police. As a result South West Grid for Learning and the UK Safer Internet Centre have updated their advice for schools when responding and managing a sexting incident into two infographics.

If you would like further help or advice then our Professionals Online Safety Helpline is open from Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm on 0844 381 4772 or via email at helpline@saferinternet.org.uk

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