Child Protection in Education 2017 - Bristol - Programme

Tuesday 19 Sep 2017 - Mercure Grand Hotel, Bristol

08:00 to 09:30

08:00 – 09:30
Breakfast consultations

Book one of twenty available consultation slots with one of our top education lawyers and safeguarding experts to ensure your concerns are answered in a confidential one-to-one environment

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09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 10:00

09:45 – 10:00
Chair's introduction

Chair’s introduction and welcome: An essential round-up of the key legislative changes to child protection and safeguarding in schools

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson

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10:00 to 10:30

10:00 – 10:30
Whole-school mental health

How to initiate and embed a coherent, whole-school mental health and wellbeing programme that removes stigma, encourages open conversations and promotes positive wellbeing and resilience

Dr. Fiona Pienaar, Director of Clinical Services, Place2Be

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10:30 to 11:00

10:30 – 11:00
Major safeguarding incidents

Managing a major safeguarding incident: Your key safeguarding responsibilities and legal obligations when a serious case occurs in your school

Yvonne Spencer, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards

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11:00 to 11:15

11:15 to 11:45

11:45 to 12:35

11:45 – 12:35
1A Sexting and inappropriate image sharing

Best practice approaches to managing incidents of youth produced sexual imagery (sexting): Understand the best approaches for your context and how to better safeguard children

Charlotte Aynsley, E-Safety Training & Consultancy, writer of the UKCCIS Sexting in schools and colleges guidance

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11:45 – 12:35
1B Staff training and the role of DSL

Clarify your obligations to provide ‘regular safeguarding updates as required’, understand the changing role of the DSL and gain new strategies for engaging, whole-school training

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson

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11:45 – 12:35
1C Peer-on-peer abuse

Harmful sexual behaviour, bullying and sexting: Clarify what peer-on-peer abuse entails and gain strategies to support both the victim and the perpetrators

Judith Staff, Teacher, Trainer, Safeguarding & Protective Behaviours

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11:45 – 12:35
1D Thresholds

Neglect, emotional health and Prevent: When is a referral necessary, how to improve response rates and what additional support is available if thresholds are not met

Ann Marie Christian, Safeguarding Consultant, Author and Speaker

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12:35 to 13:35

12:35 – 13:35
LUNCH

Networking lunch with top education lawyers and exhibition

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13:40 to 14:10

13:40 – 14:10
Mandatory reporting

Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect: Latest updates from the Government’s mandatory reporting consultation and clarity on what it means in practice for you and your school

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson

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14:20 to 15:10

14:20 – 15:10
2A Anxiety, stress and depression

Understand the link between online issues and mental health and gain techniques taken from therapeutic approaches to help students manage their anxiety and stress

Ian Macdonald, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

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14:20 – 15:10
2B FGM

How to raise awareness in your school, improve professional understanding and develop empowering FGM focused lessons for year 3 onwards

Louise Browning, Tanya Mathiason & Nora Ibrahim, Norbury School

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14:20 – 15:10
2C Social media and staff

Ensure all staff understand and respect their responsibilities online, know how to mitigate the risks and clarify the appropriate procedures should allegations arise

Alan MacKenzie,  Education Consultant and E-safety Trainer

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14:20 – 15:10
2D Single central record

How to create, update and present your single central record: Clarify what must be included, what’s not essential and how to maintain it

Bring along your current SCR and gain legal advice and clarification

Richard Hewitt, Senior Associate, Veale Wasbrough Vizards

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15:10 to 15:30

15:30 to 16:20

15:30 – 16:20
3A Educating parents online

Remain up-to-date with current online trends and work together with parents to ensure a pro-active approach to protecting children in a fast-paced, dangerous online world

Alan MacKenzie, Education Consultant and E-safety Trainer

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15:30 – 16:20
3B Self-harm and suicidal thoughts

Understand the cycle of self-harm, offer meaningful support and provide staff with the confidence to discuss issues without the fear of making things worse

Ian Macdonald, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

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15:30 – 16:20
3C Ofsted

Audit and map your existing safeguarding practice, know what evidence to provide at inspection and develop a safeguarding culture
invested in by both staff and students

Leave with an Ofsted checklist for safeguarding compliance

Debbie Southall, Assistant Headteacher, Holly Lodge Science College

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15:30 – 16:20
3D Model safeguarding policies

Develop and update your school’s safeguarding policy in line with the latest statutory obligations to ensure robust child protection procedures are maintained

Gain access to a legally approved child protection model policy

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson

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16:20