Safeguarding Training 2018


 Date, time and venue  Course information  Fee Booking link

 22nd February 2018


Pathfinder Teaching School

Archbishop Holgate's School

Hull Road


YO10 5ZA

Target Group

 Head Teachers, School Governors, Teachers, Head of Years, Child Protection Officers, Children Homes Manager / Deputies, Head of Cares, nursery and children centre managers, FE Managers, Doctors, Nurses, Dental Staff and those with any pastoral care responsibilities.

Course Description 

It will look at the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Information Sharing, confidentiality, consent, prevent, radicalisaton and what we should expect from children’s social care and enable you to take on the role in your organisation.


Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)  - Formally known as the Level 3 One Day Course Is  in Line with Ofsteds new safeguarding children briefing for section 5 inspectors (2016), Ofsted Inspection Framework (2016) & Working Together to Safeguard Children March 2015 (2017 updated), Keeping Children Safe in Education (Sept 2016). You are required to have undertaken the recognised course.


This is the Designated Safeguarding Lead Course

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • describe the role of the designated safeguarding children officer      and state key areas of responsibility

  • describe the key legislation and guidance affecting our response to      concerns about a child's safety or welfare

  • state your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact      of these on professional practice

  • state the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and      respond effectively to a child who does disclose

  • state the barriers to staff reporting concerns and develop methods      of overcoming them

  • make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed      of a range of concerns about child or young person

  • explain the issues in connection with recording and sharing of      information, including that of confidentiality, and state how a referral      to children's social care should be made

  • state what is likely to happen following a referral to children's      social care and the role the school or college has in the multi-agency      child protection process

  • demonstrate an awareness of the emotional dimension of safeguarding      work and identify ways in which the designated senior person can support      staff. 

 All our courses are in line with the latest government legislation and guidance including "Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015" (Groups 3,4,5,6,7 & 8), Keeping Children Safe in Education (Sept 2016) and are fully compliant with local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) requirements. They are compliant with the Early years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Section 11 of the Children Act 2004, section 175 of the Education Act 2002 and section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009, the General Dental Council (GDC) and the Quality Care Commission (QCC)


CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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