Publications

All reports published before September 2019 were published by the Lambeth Safeguarding Children Partnership's predecessor, the Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board.

Child Angela Safeguarding Practice Review Report

Published: March 2022

Overview:

"Angela" was subjected to serious sexual abuse by her mother's partner. This review arrives at important recommendations to improve our ability to safeguard children who are sexually abused, as well as those who are neglected.  

Key themes: 

  • Child Sexual Abuse

  • Neglect

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Professional difference

Case Study of "Jack"

following a Serious Case Review

Published: September 2020

Overview:

"Jack" was seriously injured by a member of his household after telling professionals he felt under threat. 

Key themes: 

  • Partnership Working Together protocols

  • Response to school exclusion

Multi-agency audit

Childhood and Adolescent Neglect

Published: July 2020

Overview:

An audit of the multi-agency response to child and adolescents at risk of neglect

Key themes: 

  • The importance of relationships

  • The need to fully understand a family's complex context

  • Family Group Conferences as an opportunity 

Child L

Serious Case Review

Published: August 2018

Case summary:

Baby ingested Class A Drug

Key themes: 

  • Domestic abuse

  • Parental drug use

  • Parental mental health

  • Supporting highly mobile families

University of Bedfordshire - Building Safety Report

Published: November 2021

Overview:

A snapshot of the consequences of risk can be seen just in the 10 months between January to October 2021 where two boys were tragically killed and eighteen children and young people were seriously injured with a weapon.

Key themes: 

  • Extra-familial harm

  • Contextual safeguarding

  • Safeguarding black boys & young men

  • Professional difference

LSCP Annual Report
2020-2021

A year like no other!

Overview:  

A review of 2020-2021

Key themes / Reflections: 

  • COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Structural Inequality & Racism

  • Gender-based Violence

  • From the Independent Scrutineer

  • Priorities for and beyond 2020-21​

LSCP Annual Report

2019-2020

Published: August 2020

Overview:

The new partnership arrangements in action; a review of 2019-2020

Key themes: 

  • Neglect audit

  • View from the Independent Scrutineer

  • Priorities for 2020-21​

LSCB Annual Report

2018-19

Published: October 2019

Overview:

The last Annual Report of the outgoing Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board

Key themes: 

  • The view from the Chair

  • Progress against the Business Plan

  • The new arrangements

Multiagency FGM Audit

Published: December 2020

Overview:

A multiagency audit of six cases of girls and young women who had experienced, or were considered at risk, of experiencing FGM. 

Key themes: 

  • Signposting to local specialist support

  • Mandatory reporting duty

  • Embed multiagency communication

Summary: Baby N

Local Lessons Review

Published: August 2020

Case summary:

Pre-birth and post natal safeguarding

Key themes: 

  • Balancing relationship-building with boundaries

  • Professional challenge

  • Roles for Partner agencies when a child is taken to hospital under Police Protection.

Child K

Serious Case Review

Published: April 2019

Case summary:

Child fatally assaulted by mother's partner

Key themes: 

  • Monitoring of offenders on Probation

  • Improved information sharing between professionals

  • The voice of the child