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Safeguarding Children Week 2023

Date: Friday, 03rd Nov 2023 | Category: Events, Resources

The first ever Safeguarding Children Week in Hampshire and Isle of Wight took place on 9 to 13 October 2023.Logo with border

All organisations that work with children and young people, whether in a voluntary or paid capacity, have a responsibility to protect children from harm.  Safeguarding Children Week was developed by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnerships as an annual opportunity to bring agencies and organisations together to raise awareness among partners, professionals and community, voluntary and faith leaders about the importance of safeguarding children and promoting their welfare.

Each day of Safeguarding Children Week featured a different safeguarding theme, comprising the launch of several new toolkits, film messages from senior managers, key learning, signposting and training opportunities that organisations and individuals can utilise as part of their safeguarding role.

It’s not too late to access all the resources that were made available over the week – select your day below or browse the Safeguarding Children Week website:

Day Theme
Monday Supporting community and voluntary organisations

Safeguarding, radicalisation and extremism (Hampshire only)

Tuesday Protecting from child exploitation
Wednesday Training Together. Learning Together. Safeguarding Together.
Thursday Safeguarding unborn babies and infants
Friday Supporting parents and carers


A big thank you to everyone who supported the week. If you have any feedback or ideas for next year, please get in touch with the HSCP Team at