Dear Parents and Carers
On Monday afternoon, all Myton staff completed their annual safeguarding training. This year we chose the theme of County Lines gangs, the drug use that fuels them, and the associated risks including child sexual exploitation and knife crime. We selected this theme because County Lines gangs are unfortunately so active in Warwick and Leamington.
These gangs target potential drug markets, take over the dealing networks locally and then ship drugs from their base, in this case Birmingham or sometimes Coventry, to those local markets. They target children both as customers and runners. It is a problem that can affect all of us and it is important therefore for us to be aware, to notice signs, and to know how to act. (more…)