Tag Archives: Dylan Seabridge

Dylan Seabridge Child Practice Review July 2016

The Concise Child Practice Review  into Dylan Seabridge’s death was published on July 8th 2016. (These replaced Serious Case Reviews in Wales a few years ago)  The Review makes it clear that the family was not “hidden” but that information was not evaluated  appropriately and was not shared with the relevant professionals. The Review also finds that procedures were followed. Continue reading

NSPCC home education meeting: my social media

As many home educators will be aware, the NSPCC hosted a roundtable discussion in the early New Year on the topic of home education and safeguarding. There is a hold-up in the publication of the final notes. Continue reading

Welsh Assembly discusses Dylan Seabridge

The Welsh Assembly had a debate on safeguarding children in Pembrokeshire following the Dylan Seabridge case.

Assembly Members said there should be a truly independent review (not just the council reviewing itself) and also that opportunities were missed by professionals.
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taking home education out of the equation in Dylan Seabridge case

What does it look like if you take home education out of the equation in the Dylan Seabridge case?

Were members of the children’s workforce in Pembrokeshire hampered by local protocols suggesting that parental consent was required before they could investigate concerns? Continue reading