What is Project Phoenix?
Project Phoenix emerged from the Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership in April 2012 following a scoping exercise into current practice in relation to child sexual exploitation. The partnership formally agreed to improve the response to child sexual exploitation strategically, operationally and tactically under the banner of Phoenix, with the objective of making Greater Manchester a beacon of good practice nationally. Phoenix has the support of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities’ Wider Leadership Team.
Under Phoenix there are now teams in place dealing with child sexual exploitation in each of the ten districts of Greater Manchester. Each team deals with cases of young people being sexually exploited and offers a joined-
During October there will be a GMP week of action focusing on CSE. The agreed focus for the week of action is ‘Sexting' and ‘Peer on Peer’. At Hindley High School the children will have a 30 minute school assembly covering awareness raising of E-
There are also sessions offered to smaller groups where need identified by School via pastoral leads and the education extended to the staff room with the police providing a briefing to staff within School around dealing with Sexting, Peer on Peer, Image sharing – what action is needed, who can help.
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