£160 – £225

Leading school safeguarding - London

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This course supports head teachers, DSLs, Deputy DSLs and safeguarding governors to fully understand their safeguarding responsibilities within school. Delegates will focus on developing a leadership infrastructure that embeds safeguarding into the heart of your school, and supports you to disseminate responsibilities to the whole staff. Learn about the updates to the Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 18), with particular focus on updates to the management of safeguarding, safer recruitment, allegations against staff, and an understanding of the new Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment guidance.

Aims of this course

  • Ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest safeguarding statutory guidance from the DfE (September 18)
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the signs and indicators of abuse
  • Ensure that internal school response procedures are robust
  • Evaluate how you embed safeguarding, internal safety and Prevent into the school curriculum
  • Assess your own site security and understand the requirements of the Health & Safety Executive

Objectives of this course

  • Understand the latest statutory requirements for safeguarding pupils and staff (Keeping children safe in education (September 2018)
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the signs and indicators of abuse including child sexual exploitation
  • Learn how to develop processes for early indentification of readicalisation and extremism
  • 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
  • Develop a clear understanding of school wide response to peer-to-peer abuse
  • Learn how to evaluate your current site security according to the Health & Safety Executive guidelines

Facilitator: Philippa Ollerhead

Please note that the start time shown allows for registration and refreshments, the course programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.

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

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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.

Please note that member bookings (Early Bird and Standard) are not transferrable. If a non-member attends an event in place of a member without prior notification and approval by the Professional Development team, the Standard Non-member charge will be applicable.

Cancellation fees:

Within 20 working days - 25% charge

Within 10 working days - 50% charge

Within 5 working days - 75% charge

Within 2 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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