Welcome to Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnership


We are a Partnership of services, working together to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children in Southampton.
Every local area has to have a ‘Safeguarding Children Partnership’ like ours. On this website you will find links to Safeguarding policies, procedures and training.

Anyone who has concerns about a child’s welfare should make a referral to local authority children’s social care and should do so immediately if there is a concern that the child is suffering significant harm or is likely to do so.

Safeguarding and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During these unprecedented times safeguarding our most vulnerable and at risk children and young people in Southampton has never been more important. The Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnership is continuing…
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Modern Slavery

The term ‘Modern Slavery’ captures a whole range and types of exploitation, many of which can occur together. These include but are not limited to:…
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Abusive Head Trauma and ICON

What is abusive head trauma? ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Child Abuse Catastrophic injuries: Bleeds in the brain and behind eyes Fractures Babies can be shaken, thrown…
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Spotlight Briefings

See below for summary briefings on HIPS safeguarding children policy and procedure updates: September 2019
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Family Approach Conference 2019

We hope that all of the practitioners who attended the Southampton launch of the Family Approach found it to be informative and useful to their…
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Reports and plans

The Partnership produces a number of documents each year which explain our key areas of work: SSCP Annual Report 2019-20 Southampton LSCB learning and improvement…
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