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New report sets out recommendations to safeguard children and young people in education from knife crime.

Ofsted have released findings and recommendations from a research project in London on knife crime in education.

The research was carried out in 29 schools, colleges and pupil referral units in London and included focus groups with parents and children. The findings have been condensed into recommendations that focus on the following six areas of practice and policy that need further consideration from central government, local government and school leaders to help to create an environment in which they can work as effectively as possible to keep children safe.

  • Improving partnership working and strategic planning in London
  • Sharing and promoting good practice in relation to exclusions and managed moves
  • Coordinating early help and prevention
  • Improving information-sharing
  • Teaching the curriculum and supporting children to achieve.

Read the full report here