North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board

Hello. Welcome to the North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board website. We hope you will find it a useful resource for keeping children and young people safe. Our website brings together information for children, young people and their families, as well as the professionals who work with them.

If you are worried about a child or a young person report it.
Remember, safeguarding is everyone’s business.

Sharing information in order to  assist and support professionals in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Information to help families keep children and young people safe and to understand the services that are available to safeguard and promote their welfare.

If you or another child or young person is being mistreated or abused by someone and you’re not sure what to do; or if you need to talk to someone or get advice this area is for you.


Changes to LSCBs

Currently there is a period of significant change to the role of LSCBs. Both the ‘Wood Report: Review of the role and functions of LSCBs March 2016, and the response from the Government were published in 2016. The reports indicated changes to the strategic and... read more

Safeguarding Children in Education

Education professionals (and teachers specifically) play a crucial role in safeguarding pupils because of the nature of their work. Frequently coming into close contact with children means that they are in a position to spot any signs of abuse, whether this be... read more

Our Annual Report

This report sets out our key achievements over the past 12 months but also looks ahead to the challenges of the future. The report assesses the effectiveness of the Boards’ joint working arrangements in improving the safety and welfare of the borough’s children.