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Designated Safeguarding Lead Person Refresher Course

Keeping Children Safe in Education and Government guidance requires Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) to complete refresher training every two years. 

This course will revisit the roles and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), new safeguarding guidance, initiatives, reflections and challenges of the role. It will provide participants with the opportunity to share safeguarding experiences with their DSL colleagues.

The course will also provide updates on safeguarding legislation and guidance - the current Keeping Children Safe in Education, and Working Together to Safeguard Children, that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Pupils will: 

  • be safer and have safeguarding needs met in an appropriate and timely manner 

Practitioners will: 

  • understand the child protection responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead person 

Settings will: 

  • be safer organisations and compliant with government/statutory guidance

This course is designed for those acting as the designated safeguarding lead person for child protection, or their deputies, or those who have previously attended the full day Designated Safeguarding Lead Person initial training

100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
Complaints Training for Governors

The course will support Governors to understand their role in managing all complaints and concerns raised about their school. An effective complaints policy that is understood by the school community will help to ensure that any concerns or issues are dealt with effectively and a quick and positive outcome is secured.

This session will include:

  • An overview of policies and guidance
  • Application of the policy across the school community
  • Mechanisms to ensure all staff understand their role within the policy

Governors will:

  • have a good understanding of what a complaint is
  • be confident if asked to investigate a complaint on behalf of the governing board
  • be confident to serve on a complaints panel
  • have a whole school complaints policy which will ensure that all stakeholders are confident that their concerns or complaints will be dealt with sympathetically and fairly
  • confidentially manage any complaints against the governing board

All Governors

100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
First Aid at Work

This course provides participants with all the knowledge, skills, and objectives necessary to act as First Aiders within the workplace.

The First Aid at Work certificate is awarded by the First Aid Industry Body in accordance with Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and is valid for three years. A copy of the latest edition of a First Aid manual and delegate pack will be provided for each participant.

Attendance is required on all 3 dates.

Successful candidates will be awarded the HSE First Aid at Work certificate.

Practitioners will:

  • be confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work

All interested staff from all schools. This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider.

Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training

100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
English Subject Leader Networks

This meeting will support English Subject Leaders to develop and strengthen their strategic role as middle leaders in their school. It will provide up-to-date information on current research, policy and practice.

It will support Subject Leaders to explore ways of continuing to improve the quality of teaching and learning in English and provide opportunities to share effective practice.

Pupils will: 

  • benefit from improved teaching and learning
  • have improved behaviours for learning 

Subject Leaders will: 

  • be able to achieve outstanding or improved outcomes across Key Stages
  • be able to plan for effective and personalised interventions 

Settings will: 

  • benefit from improved leadership, teaching, learning and assessment

Secondary and Special School Subject Leaders

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