Submissions for public hearing into children with problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools published

Submissions for public hearing into children with problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools published

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has published written submissions for the public hearing into children with problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools (Case Study 45).

The public hearing was held in October-November 2016 and inquired into the response of Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill NSW, The King’s School, Parramatta NSW and Shalom Christian College, Condon QLD to incidents of problematic or harmful sexual behaviours by students which occurred at those schools.

It also inquired into the systems, policies, procedures and practices for responding to allegations of problematic or harmful sexual behaviours of children within educational institutions promoted and implemented by the schools listed above as well as St Ignatius’ College, Riverview NSW, the NSW Department of Education, the Association of Independent Schools NSW and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

Read the submissions.