Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership

Bullying and Internet Safety

Online Sexual Harm Reduction Guide - The Marie Collins Foundation has joined forces with the NWG Network to produce this help guide aimed at reducing online harm

Harmful Online Challenges and Hoaxes -  The Department for Education (DfE), UK Council for Internet Safety Education and Samaritans have developed advice for schools to support their approach to harmful online challenges and online hoaxes.

Send me a pic? - This is a brand new Thinkuknow education resource on the consensual and non-consensual sharing of nude images among young people. It's designed for use with young people aged 11-14 in Key Stage 3

Staying safe online - Northumbria Police have released a range of resources designed for KS2 and KS3 pupils. All schools have received the resources but they can be used by practitioners working with children and young people

Report indecent and inappropriate images to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).

In addition for help and support, visit or you can report using the Tell Us Something page on the Northumbria Police website.

Megan's Story: "Sending Nudes - It Happened To Me" - Short video (8 minutes long) - includes an account from Megan who experienced sharing an indecent image of herself and the consequences of doing so.

There is further advice for young people at on Instagram. The following links contain information about the law and where to get support:

The legal implications of sending indecent images of those under 18

What they can do if they are worried about an online nude

What they can do if they have sent an online nude


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