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This course is suitable for

This course is for Head teachers, Principals, Governors and Designated Safeguarding Leads

Course locations and dates

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Please note:

London courses are normally located within the City.

Courses in other locations will be easily accessible from major roads

London - 23 November 2017

Course fees

Member - £225

Non-Member - £300


Leading school safeguarding

Course description

The course will support you to ensure you are up-to-date with all the latest information that you need in relation to leading safeguarding for pupils and staff within your school. This course focuses on the leadership and governance responsibilities for safer recruitment, pupil safeguarding, safeguarding training and site security.

There will be particular focus on the single central record and personnel files, you will be able to return to school with tools in place to audit your procedures and ensure that they are compliant with DfE and Ofsted requirements.

Course facilitator

Philippa Ollerhead

Course times

Start: 0900 for 0930

Finish: 1530

Aims of this course

  • Ensure that you are up to date with the latest safeguarding statutory guidance from the DfE
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the signs and indicators of abuse
  • Ensure that internal school response procedures are robust
  • Evaluate how you embed safeguarding, internet safety and Prevent into the school curriculum
  • Assess your own site security and understand the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive

Objectives of this course

  • Understand the latest statutory requirements for safeguarding pupils and staff (Keeping children safe in education 2016)
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the signs and indicators of abuse including child sexual exploitation
  • Learn how to develop processes for early identification of radicalisation and extremism
  • Assess your current practices for managing concerns and disclosures
  • Understand the expectations of the role of the Safeguarding Governor
  • Learn how to evaluate your current site security according to the Health and Safety Executive guidelines