Safeguarding Training on School Trips

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Whether a parent or volunteer, do helpers who aren’t a member of school staff need safeguarding training to come along with your students on a school trip? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out DBS checks on all staff as part of their safer recruitment policy and…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in an after-school club?

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If you work in an after-school club, whether it’s on a school premises or privately run, you have a responsibility to safeguard the children in your care. However, are you required to have safeguarding training? Find out below… After-school clubs Running an after-school club is a huge responsibility, no matter what the age group of…

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What do I need to know about schools safeguarding training?

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Schools safeguarding training courses are a legal requirement for every member of staff, but what else do you need to know about safeguarding in addition to your regular training? What is schools safeguarding training? There are a whole lot of different ways to take safeguarding training if you work in a school, pre-school, or college…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in a school?

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Safeguarding training teaches you to protect the welfare of children and vulnerable people, so it’s incredibly important to have an up to date safeguarding certificate if you work in a school. But is training the only factor you need to consider when it comes to effective safeguarding in a school? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019: Update

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It’s essential for all staff who work in a school or education environment to have read Keeping Children Safe in Education. The 2019 update to this statutory government guidance includes some important changes that you’ll need to be aware of before the start of the academic year. Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 The statutory…

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Safeguarding Tips for Supply Teachers

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Supply teachers face unique difficulties with regards to safeguarding and being falsely accused. Working in a supply role often means that teachers don’t have much opportunity to establish a professional relationship with the children in their classroom, and as a result of this, everything from their sense of humour to the topics they discuss can…

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Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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What is Level 1 Safeguarding Training?

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Do you know if you need Level 1 safeguarding training to work in your role?   What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been a legal requirement for all professions that come into close contact with children and vulnerable adults for many years. Safeguarding is the process…

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What is a Designated Safeguarding Lead?

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Everyone has a role to play when it comes to safeguarding, but what role should the designated safeguarding lead person play in protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in your organization?   What is a designated safeguarding lead person?  While every member of staff in a school, college or education setting should be…

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Why are LSCBs changing, and what to?

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It’s likely that you already know Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) are set to be replaced this year, but do you know why there’s no longer a need for LSCBs, what is going to replace them, and if these changes will affect your safeguarding training?   What is a Local Safeguarding Children Board?  If you…

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