SERIOUS CASE REVIEW JAMES - Click here for the report.


Thurrock LSCB has been graded as "Good" following its recent Ofsted Inspection. The report published on 24 May 2016, shows the Board as effective and innovative, having a clear understanding of the safeguarding priorities and influential in developing better outcomes. One of the key points highlighted is the work with young people on online safety and the risks of child sexual explotation which was seen as outstanding practice.


The report is published alongside the Ofsted Inspection of Children's Services which was graded as "Requires Improvement"


Our Independent Chair, David Peplow commented "I am very pleased with the findings of the inspection which confirms and acknowledges the good work that the Board has undertaken in recent years to improve the services and support to our young people. We will continue to support all agencies and work with Children's Social Care in their journey of improvement"


The full report is available to download here

Welcome to Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Board

About us

Welcome to the Thurrock LSCB website. We hope you find the site a useful reference and information source.


Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Board role is to ensure that local agencies provide the best possible services for safeguarding children and the young people of Thurrock.


We are a body of local multi agency representatives, that oversee the implementation of safeguarding systems processes and services for children and young people. More information about what we do can be found in the About section of this website.


Our aim for this site is to provide a useful resource for the community of Thurrock whether you are a professional, parent, carer, child or young person. We want you to find this site helpful in supporting safeguarding and keeping you appraised of the changing world of safeguarding children.


Our site is continually changing as new information and advice becomes available. If you have any suggestions on how to improve the information we provide, please use the feedback form on the contact page to let us know what other information would be helpful to you.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site.
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Wood Report on LSCB's published. To see a summary click here



#Social Media (Stranger Danger) free awareness raising for front line staff and parents and carers (please note that this is only open to over 18s only)- click here to book your place


I Didn’t Know (CSE)

Starting on the 14th March we will be raising awareness of child sexual exploitation in Thurrock and the support available for victims through the Essex Police Web site. The. Messages will aim to:

  • Raise awareness of child sexual exploitation by getting people to talk about it and show their support on social media
  • Support communities understanding of what CSE is, how to recognise it, and what to do to get help and support.
  • Break down some of the myths around CSE
  • Encourage members of the public to report any concerns they may have

Each day Essex Police we will be posting out images and films on Twitter and Facebook promoting the campaign supported but the Safeguarding Children Boards in Thurrock, Southend and Essex.

Go to and other pages within this section for more information


Serious Case Review 'MEGAN' - Click here for the report
Seeking a new Lay member - Could that be you ? Click here for more details

PROFESSIONALS - Ever thought about job shadowing. Click here for information


Worried about a child?


Contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

You can phone, or write.

if you believe it is urgent ring immediately:


Thurrock MASH 
Civic Offices

New Road, Grays,


              RM17 6SL


  • 01375 652802


  • Thurrock Council Emergency Duty Team (for out of hours)


  • 01375 372468


  • Police Child Abuse Investigation Team
    CAll 101

Call 999 if you are concerned a child needs immediate protection


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