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Leading School Safeguarding - DSL team training - Online

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Safeguarding within the inspection framework

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This course brings the designated safeguarding team staff and safeguarding governors completely up to date with current safeguarding legislation. Delegates will learn about the key updates within Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) September 2021 and the implications for safeguarding within the inspection framework including specific advice on implementing the behaviour criteria and the well-being agenda.

Following the recent Ofsted review, this course will support delegates to consider the greater focus within the inspection framework and KCSIE on peer-on-peer abuse, sexual harassment and sexual violence.

You will be given time to focus on exploring how staff percive safeguarding leadership and discussing together how safeguarding values are interpreted within schools.

An additional element of this course is the inclusion of a safer recruitment section, to ensure that the DSL team are upskilled in all the new elements of safer recruitment which have been introduced into KCSIE. This includes new advice on the advertisement stage, short-listing, interview and appointment, and is essential information for school leadership prior to the next round of staff recruitment.


  • Ensure that you are up to date with the latest safeguarding statutory guidance from the DfE and Ofsted
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the expectations within the inspection framework
  • Focus on best practice techniques for school leadership of safeguarding
  • Ensure that internal school response procedures are robust
  • Evaluate how you embed peer-to-peer abuse, sexual harassment and sexual violence into the school curriculum
  • Assess your own site security and understand the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive


  • Understand the latest statutory requirements for safeguarding pupils and staff (KCSIE September 2021)
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the signs and indicators of abuse including peer-to-peer abuse, sexual harassment and sexual violence
  • Assess your current practices for managing concerns and disclosures
  • Understand the expectations of the role of the Safeguarding Governor
  • Learn about safer recruitment updates
  • Develop a clear understanding of response to allegations against staff members
  • Learn how to evaluate your current site security according to the Health and Safety Executive guidelines

This course is suitable for

Senior staff, School Leaders, DSLs, Deputy DSLs and safeguarding governors in all sectors.

Facilitator - Philippa Ollerhead

The final information, including how to join the live event, will be sent out the day before the event date.

If you do not currently have a workplace or are retired, please enter your home address in the workplace field. On the drop down questions relating to phase please select other and enter either N/A or retired.

Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership.

The NAHT has the right to cancel the course if insufficient bookings are received. The NAHT also reserves the right to change the venue prior to the scheduled date, and in this event will communicate any alterations as soon as possible.

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Do I need my membership number to book?

Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter the correct membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

The Professional Development team can be contacted at events@naht.org.uk or 01444 472405. 

Is my booking transferrable?

Bookings may only be transferred at the discretion of the Professional Development team. These will need to be made in writing to events@naht.org.uk before the event. Transfers and cancellations may be subject to a charge.

Cancellation fees:

Within 31 working days - 25% charge

Within 14 working days - 50% charge

Within 7 working days - 75% charge

Within 3 working days - 100% charge

Can I update my registration information?

Any updates to your booking must be made in writing to the Professional Development team at events@naht.org.uk

Does the name on the booking need to match the delegate?

The names of each individual delegate must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each delegate as this will be used for the final confirmation.

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NAHT is an independent trade union and professional association representing over 43,000 members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Members hold leadership positions in early years; primary; special and secondary schools; independent schools; sixth form and FE colleges; outdoor education centres; pupil referral units, social services establishments and other educational settings.

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