Online Sexual Harassment School Policy
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This policy is intended for use in secondary schools in England and Wales. It seeks to
support senior leaders in ensuring that:
● All school staff understand what ‘online sexual harassment’ means
● A whole-school approach is embedded so that young people understand what ‘online sexual harassment’ is, instances of online sexual harassment are prevented from occurring, and victims are empowered to report perpetrators
● All staff are equipped with the knowledge needed to deal with disclosures
● Curriculum in RSE and other subjects addresses issues related to online sexual harassment, including ensuring young people understand what constitutes online sexual harassment, their rights and how to seek support.
This document can be read alongside our Online Sexual Harassment Comprehensive Guidance.