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Operation Endeavour

Operation Endeavour is an innovative project in which schools and colleges in North Tyneside are participating, and which is run in partnership with North Tyneside Council and Northumbria Police. Operation Endeavour aims to support children and young people who go missing from home. Children who go missing from home are at risk of significant harm, and they may be vulnerable to sexual exploitation, violent crime, gang exploitation, or to drug and alcohol misuse. As a result, following any report of a child going missing to the Police, the Police will contact Children’s Social Care, who will then communicate relevant and necessary information to nominated school staff. Each school has members of staff (key adults) who have been trained to liaise with the Police and Children’s Social Care when required and will ensure that the necessary support is made available to the child or young person following their return.

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