Welcome to the Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board website

Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board ensures that agencies work together to keep local children and young people safe.  Our job is to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, and ensure the effectiveness of what is done by each agency that works with children.

We hope that you will find the information on this site useful and informative. If you have any suggestions about the content of the site, or wish to contact us, please use the Contact details on the right hand side


Safeguarding is Everybody's Business

Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB), in conjunction with the West of Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Board, have produced a safeguarding film to raise awareness of safeguarding issues for children and adults and how to report a concern.

Follow this link to view the film: Reading Safeguarding Video - with subtitles. Different download options are available, click on the 'Clip Info/Download' button to select.

Thank you to Buckinghamshire LSCB for commissioning the film and Reading Football Club for their support.


West of Berkshire Joint Adult and Children Safeguarding Conference for Practitioners - September 2017

On 22nd September the Local Safeguarding Children Boards and Safeguarding Adults Board for the west of Berkshire held our annual safeguarding conference for practitioners at Easthampstead Park.  This year the focus was mental health, and offered a range of key note speakers and workshops.  The presentation from the morning session (key note speakers) can be found on the right of this page, workshop presentations can be found on the Training Page.

Related information

Guidance & Procedures

Safeguarding guidance policies and protocols are available on the right hand side of this page....

Reading Safeguarding Training

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Child Sexual Exploitation

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Threshold Criteria

Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board regularly review the safeguarding thresholds used ...

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