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Safeguarding and Child Protection Training for Designated Safeguarding Lead / Leadership Team – Leeds

Date: 06 November 2018
Registration: 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Course: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: leeds


Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016) provides statutory guidance to enable staff in schools to fulfil their responsibilities for safeguarding the welfare of children. As part of these duties, Governing Bodies are required to identify a senior member of staff to take lead responsibility for safeguarding. This course is focused on the roles and responsibilities of designated leads and aims to develop skills and confidence in managing referrals, co-ordinating safeguarding work and supporting staff in their safeguarding duties. This also includes an overview of the procedures for managing allegations against adults who work with children.

•What needs to be in place in my school?
•Sharing best practice: What works well?
•Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
•Hot topics including child sexual exploitation, FGM and radicalisation
•Refreshing knowledge of the thresholds for intervention •The Child Protection Process: Case conferences and core groups
•Allegations and safer working practice


£195 + VAT (Early bird)

£225 + VAT (Standard rate)

Early bird offer is available 2 months before course date.

Includes lunch, refreshments, full set of course notes and CPD Certificate.


  • An awareness of the responsibilities of the Designated safeguarding Lead
  • An opportunity for collaborative learning about good practice
  • Refreshed knowledge of the child protection process for referral
  • Considered their role and contribution to case conferences and core groups
  • An understanding of safer working practice and the procedures for dealing with allegations against staff


Course Leader

Helen Elliott


United Kingdom
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Target Audience

Early years, primary and secondary staff.
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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.

  • 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.

  • Absolutely brilliant. Good pace, snappy, relevant, great advice, ideas and content. Thank you.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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