Training

  • Bespoke Whole School Safeguarding Training
    • Two-hour basic awareness training suitable for all members of staff.
    • Provides an overview of staff’s responsibilities and current priorities, developing their ability to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns and contribute to a safe culture.

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Training for Schools
    • Whole day centralised training course for new Designated Safeguarding Leads within schools and colleges
    • Aims to raise awareness of child protection issues; assessing levels of need and intervention; overview national guidance and legislation; local policy, procedures, multi-agency systems and referral processes.

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Refresher
    • Whole day update refresher training for experienced Designated Safeguarding Leads who have completed DSL training in the last two years
    • Enables DSLs to maintain the statutory requirement to attend child protection training every two years.

  • Strategic Safeguarding Training for School Governors

  • Bespoke Whole School Online Safeguarding Training
    • Two-hour basic awareness training suitable for all members of staff
    • Aims to raise awareness of the risks posed by the internet and technology, implications for staff use and signposting to support, guidance and educational resources.

  • Online Safeguarding Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads
    • Whole day centralised training for Designated Safeguarding Leads
    • Focuses on strategic safeguarding responsibilities regarding online safety policy, practice and procedure, including managing incidents and making referrals.

  • Online Safety Ambassador Training (pupils)
    • Whole day face-to-face training for select group of pupils
    • Currently only available to schools in collaboration with others (4-6 schools required)
    • Includes one safeguarding lead and one ambassador (pupil) activity pack per school.

  • CPD accredited E-learning
    • Basic Awareness Induction for School Staff (including Online Safety)
    • Online Safety for Leadership Staff in Schools and Colleges

Reviews and other services

  • Safeguarding Reviews
    • Includes: eight-point plan evaluation; visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor; report and an action plan for the school.

  • Desktop Safeguarding Review
    • Includes: visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor to review self-evaluation tool.

  • Individual Management Investigation or Complaint Investigation
    • Includes: visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor; investigation, report and an action plan for the school.

  • Standard 20 Monitoring Visit (Residential Special Schools)
    • Includes: Half-termly monitoring visits and written report of strengths of care provision and areas for development.

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Conferences (Schools).