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A Practical Guide to the Schools’ Single Central Record (SCR) – London

Date: 10 October 2017
Registration: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Course: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: london


This innovative, practical workshop considers the issues around setting up and maintaining the data on the Schools’ Single Central Record [SCR] in the context of the regulations, guidance and best practice.


  • To understanding both the regulatory framework and best practice underpinning the format and content of the SCR.
  • To consider the categories of staff/workers that should be recorded on the SCR.
  • To explore options around format and content of the SCR.
  • To equip participants with a practical understanding of all pre-employment checks for school based staff, volunteers, contractors and Agency workers.
  • To help participants review their own school SCR and the related pre-employment checking processes.

Course Leader

Tony Lampert


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Target Audience

This course is targeted at staff who administer and maintain the SCR (Single Central Record) such as the Business Manager, Bursars, School PAs etc.


'By far the best training session I've every attended.'
(J Wadsworth - Dollis Infants School)
‘Clarification on a difficult subject - good to have exercises and talk with others in relevant positions in school.'
(S Osborne - Martin Primary School)
'It was perfect......Excellent Trainer.'
(M Jawett - Hasmonean Primary School)
'Excellent and brilliantly delivered.'
(B Hardman - St Johns N20)

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  • Spot on! I left with lots of food for thought and lots of actions. The time flew despite it being a long day. The venue was super.

    A. Footman, Stanley Grove
  • I found it to be an excellent course both in way of content delivery. Very thought provoking and of great benefit to me as a governor in the personnel and disciplinary committees. Thank you.

    S. Wilcock, St Pauls C of E, Royton
  • Absolutely brilliant. Good pace, snappy, relevant, great advice, ideas and content. Thank you.

    L. Lewis, Intake Farm Primary School
  • Excellent trainer and training. Very good delivery. I am very interested in more courses available! The training has helped me to look back at ways of becoming effective.

    J. Unsworth, William Barcroft Junior School
  • Excellent-lovely manner of presenter – human, funny, engaging. Excellent content- just what I wanted – with very supportive work book. Really want to go on and try some of the techniques and read the book.

    T. Oxton-Grant, Crosby High School
  • Absolutely fantastic. It was so relevant and so applicable. Ellen was so approachable for answering questions and opening up. Possibly life-changing! So adaptable to the needs/wishes of the group. Thank you very much.

    L. Turner, Holy Trinity C of E Junior School
  • Brilliant! Very knowledgeable trainer with lots of examples I can use in school. The whole day was packed full of great ideas and very current information from Ofsted. Lots of good practise that I can take back to school. Thank you.

    K. Randhawa, Round Oak School and Support Service
  • Excellent! The most beneficial course I’ve attended in years. Re-inspired me to put into practise some of the things I’d stopped doing.

    L. Watt, Sharnbrook Upper School
  • Excellent! Clearly presented. Excellent course materials with practical ideas and resources which may be adapted. We look forward to implementing the 6 week programme which is highly relevant to the students we work with. This has left me with skills which may be used tomorrow and a programme to develop and implement in the future. Diolch!

    N. Morgan, Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr
  • Training was highly relevant. Lots of good information and advice from both the trainer and staff from other schools. Really enjoyed this training today. Catherine did a great training session.

    L. Robb, Cranhill Primary, Scotland