This week our Year 8’s watched a hard hitting play from the Alter Ego Theatre Group. This important educational show, supported by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children’s Boards and backed by the police and NHS, aims to
raise awareness for young people about Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), what makes healthy relationships and how to stay safe online.
The 35-minute performance features just four actors and tells the tragic story of a teenager called Chelsea. In the tale, Chelsea has fallen out with her friends and family and is befriended by an older man. Three students find her diary detailing her experiences and along with their teacher, attempt to understand what happened and how it could have been prevented. It is based on a true life story of a girl who was groomed.
Students should have received a homework postcard to complete with their parents/carers from their Lifeskills teacher to complete and hand in during their next Lifeskills lesson. This will all help us to evidence that we promote these discussions between students and their parents/carers and show that we make efforts to engage parents/carers with these sorts of issues and have these sorts of conversations with our young people.
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National Reading Quiz
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