Cost - Upon request

Format - Virtual

Duration -Half Day

Course Introduction

This course is designed to equip all members of school staff, including volunteers, with understanding their role and responsibility towards contributing to a whole school safeguarding culture as per ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ statutory guidance.

Difficulty - Awareness

Next Course Date - Upon request

Benefits of the course

  • To understand the terms, Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • To be able to explain significant harm and the types you may see in children, including female genital mutilation.
  • To identify the importance of thinking family and being child centred

Topics Covered

  • To explore the meaning of child exploitation and identify the types.
  • To know about grooming and the different phases.
  • To understand what to do if a child discloses and what to record
  • Legislation & Procedures
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Child Centred & Think Family Approach
  • Child Protection
  • Grooming
  • Barriers to Disclosure
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Thresholds
  • Information Sharing
  • Whistleblowing

Course Description

This introductory awareness course will ensure that all members of school staff have a clear understanding of their responsibilities to ensure the safeguarding of all children in their setting in accordance with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ and other legislation & guidance that underpins this responsibility.

Course Outcomes

See Topics Covered

Who The Course is For

Course Aimed at – Education professionals

Technical Requirements

Laptop with audio and video access is required for all virtual training.