St. Botolph’s CE Academy


CAB Citizen Advice Bureau
CAF Common Assessment Framework early help assessment
CAFCASS Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service
CAMHS Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service
CCE Child Criminal Exploitation
CDOP Child Death Overview Panel reports on every child death

Children's First Hub
CIC Children in Care
CIN Children in Need Social Care intervention to ensure child's needs are met
CP Child Protection Social care intervention to ensure child is kept safe
CPOMs Child Protection Online Management System (for schools)
CPP Child Protection Plan
CSE Child Sexual Exploitation child(ren) exploited by adults for sex
DA Domestic Abuse wide term for all aspects of domestic oppression -
DBS Disclosure and Barring Service undertake criminal records check (needed to work in school)
DFE Department for Education
DID Do it differently Wakefield Domestic Abuse Service -
DRAM Daily Risk Assessment Meeting
DSL Designated Safeguarding Lead Schools
EHA Early Help Assessment
FGM Female Genital Mutilation illegal practise of female circumcision -
GP General Practitioner
GASPED Greater Awareness and Support for People Encountering Drugs
HV Health Visitor
IDACI Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index
IRO Independent Reviewing Officer ensure plans for children are robust
IST Intensive Support Team
JSNA Joint Strategic Needs Assessment identifies health and wellbeing needs -
ISVA Independent Sexual Violence Advisor
LADO Local Authority Designated Officer for Allegations
LSCB Local Safeguarding Children Board Statutory Lead body for Safeguarding -
MAACSE Multi-Agency Action Against Child Sexual Exploitation
MACFA Multi-Agency Case File Audit
MACE Multi-Agency Child Exploitation
MAPPA Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement
MARAC Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference to discuss risks to DV victims
MASH Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub enables rapid intervention sharing
MARF Multi-Agency Referral Form
NFA No further Action
NHS National Health Service
NSPCC National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
OFSTED Office for Standards in Education Inspects Children's services and LSCB's
PND Police National Database
S11 Section 11(of the Children's Act) organisations safeguarding responsibilities
S17 Section 17 (of the Children's Act) criteria for Child in Need
S47 Child Protection Assessment/Enquiry & Investigation Children's Act 1989
SARC Sexual Assault Referral Centre
SCD Social Care Direct
SCR Serious Case Review review undertaken by LSCB's
SDAP Specialist Domestic Abuse Practitioner
SENss Special Educational Needs support service
SFSS Safeguarding and Family Support Service
SUDIC Sudden or Unexpected Death in Childhood
VCS Voluntary and Community Sector
WADDAS Wakefield and District Domestic Abuse Service
WDSCB Wakefield & District Safeguarding Children Board
WESAIL Wakefield Early Support Advice Information and Liason
WISH Wakefield Integrated Sexual Health Service
WMDC Wakefield Metropolitan District Council 
YLC Young Lives Consortium
YOT Young Offending Team

Primrose Vale, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 9BT

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