Welcome to SchoolBeat.cymru

SchoolBeat.cymru is a bilingual site from the All Wales School Liaison Core Programme, providing information and resources for pupils, teachers, parents and partners to reinforce the key messages delivered by our School Community Police Officers in primary and secondary schools as well as alternative educational settings.

The website focuses on the three main themes of the Programme: drug and substance misuse, personal safety and safeguarding, and social behaviour and community.

If you have any ideas about how the site can be improved, you can contact us here.


Officer Blog 7: Preventing Extremism

At a time when terrorist threats and activities are in the news, it is natural that parents might be anxious about how their children might be influenced online. It is true that the internet and social media are used by extremists to promote their ideology and recruit or radicalise people, including young people, however, these instances are rare in Wales.

Our SchoolBeat officer gives some advice in the vlog and points to some sources of help and support if you have concerns about your child and radicalisation. The Welsh Government offers some guidance for parents and carers online.

Safeguarding children from online abuse

You can report terrorism related content to the police's Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit.

If you are concerned about your child or another family member or friend being radicalised you can seek advice from the police by calling 101 and, if necessary, complete a Prevent referral form so that they can receive local safeguarding support.


Officer Blog 6: Clare's Law

PC Hughes would like to share an important message about Clare's Law, the domestic violence disclosure scheme. Please share and help us raise awareness of the support that is available to those who are at risk of or concerned about domestic abuse.

If you or anyone you know are affected by domestic abuse please contact the Live Fear Free helpline 0808 80 10 800.

In an emergency call 999 and if you cannot speak dial 5 5.

The Police are here to help.

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