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18/05/18

Retweetd From Bobby Miltiadous

Well done to all girls, enjoyed taking them through the programme 🥇👏🏼🥊 https://t.co/nC1q7fJXGu

17/05/18

Year 10 students have had six weeks of non-contact sessions delivered by a GB boxing coach during lessons. All 27 students passed their assessment today achieving the Preliminary Award. Well done girls! https://t.co/IBQcKVdm1p

17/05/18

HAB Rowers take to the water... "The instructors were very helpful and they taught us how to be more patient and resilient. We felt that this opportunity helped develop our as well as our skills." HAB Breaking Barriers Rowing Team https://t.co/n2my8m5DUs

16/05/18

Retweetd From Jenny Cooper

begin their first session with , "feeling much more confident around water now!" https://t.co/EVxtgGZhxc

16/05/18

Retweetd From Allies and Morrison

Our latest studio exhibition ‘Into the Wild’ opens this Friday 18th May featuring works from students at and , in collaboration with : https://t.co/VcTSRgb8Ql https://t.co/7VuWVdrfHH

16/05/18

These and other photographs by our girls are on display at in until Saturday. Thanks to everyone for making this great event possible. We're really of you all! Full story at https://t.co/jAeDGmZGTA https://t.co/7mZuzgY6Xy

16/05/18

Retweetd From Jennifer Crouch

Really proud of year 10 art! their exhibition is open all well! Go go go! It's at https://t.co/I5zrMwyW8D

16/05/18

Thank you Nadia, and to everyone at PwC for the great workshop yesterday. Our girls really enjoyed it! https://t.co/vhQVc5Jhh5

16/05/18

Retweetd From Nadia Abena Mensah

Had an amazing time speaking on employability skills with the team at yesterday for . The students were an absolute pleasure to work with! https://t.co/OsuOM58Jaf

16/05/18

Retweetd From Geogra-FREE

Amazing photos from Year 10 girls at . So impressed and inspired by their ability to express the muses behind peices. https://t.co/F4euZOorTJ

15/05/18

Retweetd From HAB FEMSOC

Members of HabFemSoc selling merch on Friday https://t.co/kTzY2OeDRV

12/05/18

Retweetd From Leonora Saunders

And the tuck shop is now open for business... following on from the phenomenal supperclub the race is on to reach £1000, all proceeds to working to stop domestic abuse and make families safe. https://t.co/RHWUJXtWXC

12/05/18

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Fantastic to be one of the 12 London Schools participating in City Hall City Pitch today! https://t.co/5XDnBkxeWl

12/05/18

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Year7 are working hard with this term. They are making to learn how to program before they start to create their own. Looking forward to seeing their https://t.co/LEDA8HSGnG

12/05/18

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

HABFemSoc are excited for their final bake and merchandise sale tomorrow of the year! Excellent production lines in progress https://t.co/5GB3yQZwBW

03/05/18

Retweetd From HAB Enrichment

Year 9 students presenting their invention as part of a Careers in Focus workshop on User Experience https://t.co/z1KbHsSEP2

01/05/18

Girls build dens and sketch nature , inspired by the work of artist David Milne, who lived for months at a time in the wilderness of . . Read more https://t.co/DoBuLMjvU9. See Milne's art at until May 7 https://t.co/F2d4gcbgmW

01/05/18

Retweetd From NR

Harris Academy Bermondsey hosted its first ever Teaching & Learning Marketplace today. All our teachers had the opportunity to network & take away amazing T&L ideas from our outstanding faculties. HAB’s SEND stall was busy! https://t.co/tgDSFpUwqQ

01/05/18

Retweetd From Sarah Harvey

Great afternoon spent at our first today at . Fantastic to see, hear, gather and share approaches that are working in each department https://t.co/s2CPoNcJcf

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Posted on July 16th 2017

A Letter to Parents from Southwark Council and the Metropolitan Police

Re: Knife Crime and Young People

Dear Parents and Carers,

We are writing to you to ask for your assistance in tackling the current increase in knife crime. You will be aware from the media coverage that London and the UK are suffering a worrying level of violence and in particular knife crime. Whilst this only directly affects a small proportion of people directly, one victim is one victim too many. We know the impact stretches far beyond the victims and perpetrators, affecting many families and communities who want to feel safe to work, travel and live in Southwark. 

We would encourage you to think about raising this issue with your family.  Some websites providing guidance and advice are listed at the end of this letter.

Facts

  • In the majority of cases the victims are young males
  • Victims are often unwilling to engage as they do not wish to be seen to be speaking with the Police
  • Victims and witnesses fear revenge attacks
  • Research has shown that individuals carrying a knife are more likely to become a victim of crime
  • We know that not all knife crime offences are linked to gang activity. From those young people working with us, it is clear some feel the need to carry knives for other reasons which may include protection, because of others carrying knives, peer pressure, or to feel they have respect, power or control

What are we doing about this?

  • Partner agencies across Southwark are working together to support young people to have the skills to avoid the consequences of knife crime
  • Parents and carers are encouraged to learn about the potential risks to their children and young people that knife carrying brings
  • Knife carriers and known offenders are proactively targeted by the Police
  • Weapon sweeps are carried out based on intelligence and information from the community
  • Areas of concern in the community are prioritised for patrol
  • Stop and search tactics are used to disrupt criminal activity
  • Knives can be safely deposited in surrender bins to take them out of circulation

Yours sincerely,

Simon Messinger - Detective Chief Superintendent

Southwark Police Borough Commander

 

Michael O’Connor – Independent Chair

Southwark Safeguarding Children Board & Southwark Safeguarding Adults Board


Information and Resources

http://noknivesbetterlives.com/

It includes guidance about how to raise this issue and talk to your child.

You could also look at the Met website which provides further advice and guidance.

https://www.met.police.uk/StopKnifeCrime

If you need help or support in relation to concerns about your child or young person you can call Family Lives (formerly Parentline) on 08000 28 22 23 and make your child aware of the support available at Childline on 0800 1111.