Prevent Watch

People's Review of Prevent

The People's Review of Prevent

The People’s Review of Prevent is an alternative review to the Government Shawcross Review.

This review provides a voice to the people most impacted by the Prevent Duty.
Prevent is described as ‘safeguarding’ children from harms. However, under Prevent, safeguarding is focused on protecting the wider public from children believed to be ‘risky’, rather than protecting children from harms.

Throughout our report we present case studies that show how real these harms can be and the distress they cause to children and their families and carers.

Ofsted rate Little Ducklings Nursery as good

The Little Ducklings nursery in Harmsworth Crescent, Brighton, was told it “required improvement” last year. Ofsted inspectors reported staff did not know how to protect children from extremism. Workers were told they had to learn how to spot when youngsters may be at risk of being radicalised by family members or others. Government inspectors at the time felt staff needed to brush up on their “safeguarding” skills. But after a recent inspection, Ofsted has raised the nursery’s status to “good”. Read more

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Ofsted slammed after downgrading nursery for radicalisation fears

Parents and community members in Brighton reacted with shock and bemusement over Ofsted’s recent decision to downgrade a popular local nursery from “Outstanding” to “Requires improvement” over concerns that staff were not adequately trained to protect the toddlers from radicalisation and so-called extreme views. Read more

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