Nitrous Oxide - Changes to Legislation
Since 8th November 2023 Nitrous Oxide is now controlled as a Class C drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and placed in Schedule 5 to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. This means that it is now illegal to possess nitrous oxide to 'get high' with. See the useful links below for more inf...Read more
Vaping - the government sets out next steps to create 'smoke free generation'
The government has launched a public consultation on youth vaping as part of measures to clamp down on vapes being promoted to children. Please click on the link to read more:
Annual Report 2022-23
Bromley Safeguarding Children Partnership has published its Annual Report covering the financial year 2022 to 2023. This can be found on the BSCP website.
The BSCP Independent Chair, Jim Gamble, has recorded a short Read more
Thresholds of Need 2023
As it's the start of a new academic year, don't forget to download the latest version of the Thresholds of Need guidance.
The guidance can be used as...Read more
New Vaping Information Video
Listen as Esme, Young Person's Team Manager at Bromley Changes, teaches you what you need to know about vaping so you can have a well-informed discussion with the young people you live and work with.
Early Help Strategy
National Emergency Alerts - Impact on survivors of Domestic Abuse
The national test for the new Emergency Alerts will take place at 3pm on Sunday 23rd April. If you work with survivors of domestic abuse who may have a hidden mobile device, please read the information on the following page so they know how to turn the alarm off.
Changes to our 'front door'
The new Bromley Help, Support & Safeguarding Hub for Children and Families was launched in March 2023. This replaces the front door previously known as Bromley MASH. We are calling the new front door the 'Children and Families Hub' for short. This now incorporates hel...Read more
BSCP Annual Report 21-22
The BSCP has now published its Annual Report covering 2021-22.
This detailed report covers partnership activity to safeguard children and young p...Read more
Support for children following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
It can sometimes feel surprising to grieve someone we didn’t know personally but there are many reasons why you and many millions of others might be affected. There is lots of free support to help you make sense of how you’re feeling.
For children and young people:<...Read more
Early Intervention and Family Support Services in Bromley
Bromley's Early Intervention and Family Support (EIFS) supports children, young people, families and carers in so many different ways. This short digital pamphlet shows the different services and how to access them.
Thresholds of Need Guidance 2021
The Bromley Thresholds of Need Guidance has been updated and published today. Download a copy here.
Professionals should use it as a tool to assist ...Read more
BSCP Annual Report 2020-21
The Bromley Safeguarding Children Partnership Annual Report covering 2020-21 is now published. Please view it here. It is best viewed online so only print if ab...Read more
New way to book BSCP training courses
There is a new way to book on to BSCP Training courses!
From 1st February, we will no longer accept the booking forms sent to Safeguarding.Training@bromley.gov.uk instead you must book via our new learning management system called Read more
BSCP Annual Report 2019-20
Bromley Safeguarding Children Partnership's interactive Annual Report covering 2019-20 is now published here. It has hyperlinks built in so is best vi...Read more
Launch of the new Bromley 0 to 19 Public Health Service
22/09/2020 Update from Police re reports of attempted abduction in BR6
Update from Inspector Kathy Morteo and Detective Inspector Dave Adams from South Area police, 21 September 2020
Dear Parents and guardians,
As you are aware, recently South Area police have received a number of reports regarding suspicious males and an attempted ab...Read more
Bromley Safer Schools App for parents and carers launched
The Bromley Safer Schools App is now available free to all parents, grandparents and carers of children and young people who live in Bromley or attend school in Bromley.
The app is already used by over 5000 schools across the UK. It will cost you nothing to download to provide access t...Read more
Bromley Safer Schools App supporting professionals to keep children safer online
The Bromley Safer Schools App is now available to the children's workforce in Bromley and it costs nothing to download to provide access to advice, guidance and CPD accredited training, with a specific focus on making children and young people safer in the online world.
In these unpr...Read more
BSCP new FGM Awareness App launched today
BSCP's new FGM Awareness App will be launched at our FGM conference on 16th January 2020.
The App has been designed to help the children's workforce understand FGM, the law, the context in which it takes place and your safeguarding responsibility with regards to FGM. This app wil...Read more
BSCB Annual Report 2018-19
Bromley Safeguarding Children Board's Annual Report covering 2018-19 is now published. It has hyperlinks built in so is best viewed on a screen. Please only print if absolutely necessary. You can find it Read more
Mum's Support Group
Do you know someone who could benefit from this new support group?
Mum’s Support Group
Drop-in support group for pregnant women and new mums living in Bromley borough.
Look after your own emotional and mental well-being by joining our weekly, relaxed, drop-i...Read more
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW August 2019
BSCB Early Intervention Conference October 2019
All members of the Bromley children's workforce are invited to book a FREE place at the BSCB Early Intervention Conference on 16th October, 9.15-1.30 at the Civic Centre, Council Chamber. This will be an excellent opportunity for multi agency networking and to listen to a range of excelle...Read more
Momo and other exaggerated news
Given recent media coverage of the "Momo Challenge" it's likely that you or your community have heard about Momo. While this may not be totally 'fake news' this is definitely exaggerated news. Ineqe has released a short video on how to be...Read more
Bromley Ofsted Report Published
I hope you all had a happy Christmas break and wish each of you a healthy and prosperous New Year.
In fact, I can think of no better way to start this new year than by drawing your attention to the outcome of the recent ILACS inspection of Bromley children’s soci...Read more
Understanding Bromley's Gangs Profile - Lunchtime Learning Event
BSCB lunchtime briefing for the children's workforce in Bromley on Monday 17th December on ‘Understanding Bromley’s Gang Profile’. This will be presented by DCI Richard McDonagh.
The profile has been developed to illustrate the current Bromley gang profile with temporal analys...Read more
BSCB Annual Report 2017-18
We are pleased to share the first digital, interactive BSCB Annual Report. This full colour version with interactive contents page is best viewed online rather than printed ...Read more
Things You Need To Know now out
BSCB Annual Conference 20th November 2018 BOOK NOW
Our Annual Conference 2018 will be on Tuesday 20th November 2018, 9am-3.30pm at The Warren, Hayes, Kent.
Booking is now OPEN.
The theme this year is Vulnerable Adolescents and Pathways to Harm. Our key speakers are Dr Carlene Firmin MBE who will t...Read more
Private Fostering Week 2018
It's Private Fostering Week 2018.
Private Fostering is……..
When a child under the age of 16 (under 18 if they are disabled) is cared for by someone who is not their parent or a close relative for 28 days or more.
Close relatives are defined as step-parents, grandpare...Read more
Bromley FGM Protocol updated for 2018
Bromley's FGM Protocol was updated in May 2018 as part of the routine cycle of updates for BSCB policies and procedures. All staff should replace their 2016 version with the updated version available in the Harmful Cultural ...Read more
NEW Take Two Video- Janet Bailey, Director of Children's Social Care
In our latest Take Two video Janet Bailey, Director of Children's' Social Care in Bromley, explains her ambitions for children and young people in Bromley, her responsibilities, span of control and the department's priorities.Read more
NEW video - Ade Adetosoye on impact of BSCB and 'Collective Gift'
New TAKE FIVE video of Ade Adetosoye, Deputy Chief Executive of Bromley Council, talks about the impact of the BSCB in Bromley, explains what 'collective gift' of agencies is, and Bromley's journey since the...Read more
Neglect Strategy and Toolbox launched
Digital Footprint Survey Results Now Available
BSCB has published a report analysing the results of the digital footprint survey on Friday 16th March 2018. Please find the report here.
2018 Survey for Bromley Children's Workforce
BSCB Annual Report 2016-17 published
The BSCB Annual Report is now published, covering the financial year 2016-17. Bromley Safeguarding Children Board's independent chair, Jim Gamble, presented the partnership report to LBB councillors at a public meeting on Wednesday 17th January. Copies will now be sent to MOPAC, London C...Read more
New BSCB apps and video for children's workforce in Bromley now live
Below are links to download the BSCB Apps. Downloading these important resources will ensure that the information you need is never further away than the smart phone in your pocket.
Bromley Safeguarding Children & Young People -
iOS: Read more
Online surveys launched- TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
We have launched 3 surveys to help us find out more about how Bromley's children and young people use digital technology. If you are under 18 years old and live or study in Bromley, or you are a parent/carer of an under 18 then WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Please complete our anonymous ...Read more
New Thresholds of Need Guidance launched
The new Bromley Thresholds of Need Guidance is now published and should be used by the entire children's workforce in Bromley.
Please delete any draft copies or any old 'A Child's Journey in Bromley' documents. These are now obsolete.
The Thresholds document explai...Read more
CSE Awareness Week
CSE Awareness Day on 18th March 2017. Do you know how to the spot the signs that a young person is being sexually exploited?
Read our information for parents, carers and the community about Child Sexual Exploitation t...Read more
BSCB Appoints new Independent Chair
On 16th January 2017, Jim Gamble QPM took up his new role as Bromley Safeguarding Children Board’s independent chair. Jim has a wealth of experience having chaired City and Hackney’s SCB for the last three years which, under Jim’s leadership, is the first and only Local Safeguarding Chi...Read more
Annual Report for 2015-16 now published