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Charity gets government fund to help pupils affected by domestic abuse

By: Keerthi Mohan

The Home Office last Friday (21) awarded charity Operation Encompass £163,000 for its initiative to support children who attend school following a domestic abuse incident. Operation Encompass is a system which ensures the police contact a school before the next school day when one of their pupils has been exposed to domestic abuse. This helps a school’s safeguarding team to provide proper assistance and support to the student. The scheme, Operation Encompass, is the brainchild of headteacher Elisabeth Carney-Haworth and her husband David, a former police officer. “This funding from the Home Office will assist in ensuring that Operation Encompass…

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