Schools and colleges - information for professionals

This section supports primary, secondary and other education settings by providing information about domestic violence and abuse and helps schools to tackle the potential impact on children and young people.

The Derbyshire Schools Net provides support and guidance for keeping children safe in education, including model policies, briefings and alerts.

The Derbyshire Local Offer provides information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.

The Disrespect nobody website provides children and young people with advice about relationships, and what is and isn't acceptable behaviour.

The Safer Derbyshire website has an excellent section about domestic violence and abuse to help schools to tackle the potential impact of domestic violence on children and young people.

This information can form part of students' personal, social and health education (PSHE) lessons.

The preventing and tackling bullying award recognises the work done in schools and education settings to manage bullying issues.

The following information is also available to help schools and education providers: