Event will promote child safety work

Residents / 09 Jul 2018

Parents, carers and professionals are invited to a unique event to meet the people who work in communities to keep children safe.

The Peterborough Pupil Referral Service (PPRS) is holding its second Safer Together event at The City Learning City in Williamson Avenue, Peterborough, on Tuesday, July 17 from 6pm until 8pm.

The event is targeted at parents and professionals working with secondary school children who want to find out more about the services available to keep young people safe.

It will feature a series of workshops which will run for 30 – 40 minutes starting at 6.15pm on the following issues:

  • Educate Against Hate – preventing radicalization and extremism
  • e-Safety and Digital Parenting
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Preventing Knife Crime
  • Beating the Bullies

Claire George, Head of Service for the PPRS said: "This event will showcase all of the innovative, committed work that is happening within our city to help keep young people safe, which people may not be aware of.

"We are committed to helping support young people and their parents to ensure that our communities are kept safe.”

There will also be a number of display stands with staff from the following organisations available to provide information and answer questions; National Citizen Service, Behaviour Support Service, Tricky Times project / HMP Whitemoor, Community Connectors, the Safeguarding Children Board and Solutions 4 Health.

Admission is free and you do not have to booked in advance, however there is limited parking. Light refreshments will be available.

For more information contact the Peterborough Pupil Referral Service on 01733 207150.