Leading Safeguarding - Programme

Thursday 11 Jun 2020
Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London

09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 09:55

09:55 to 10:25

10:25 to 10:50

10:25 – 10:50

The importance of maintaining your own wellbeing when managing safeguarding

Delyth Lynch, Deputy Head (Safeguarding), Wellington College


10:50 to 11:10

11:10 to 11:20

11:20 to 12:00

12:00 to 12:45

12:00 – 12:45
1A: Early Help - working with families

Practical strategies for raising safeguarding concerns with parents and managing team around the child and family meetings

12:00 – 12:45
1B: What would you do?

Discuss how to manage practical case studies with other safeguarding leads and identify your networks of support. Opportunity to submit anonymous cases beforehand

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

12:00 – 12:45
1C: Social media and online safeguarding

Understand online risks and how to equip your students to navigate their digital worlds critically and safely

Alan Mackenzie, E-safety Adviser


12:45 to 13:40

13:40 to 14:20

13:40 – 14:20
Working in partnership

Live safeguarding scenario with representatives from police, social services, local authority



Kevin Crompton, Independent Scrutineer of safeguarding, Gloucestershire County Council, and Chair of Gloucestershire safeguarding board

Delyth Lynch, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Wellington College



14:20 to 14:40

14:40 to 15:30

14:40 – 15:30
2A: Multi-agency working

Get the most out of multi-agency working and know how to challenge poor decisions

Kevin Crompton, Chair of Gloucestershire Safeguarding Board and Independent Scrutineer for safeguarding children, Gloucestershire County Council

14:40 – 15:30
2B: Training and record keeping

Ensure your colleagues are thoroughly trained and supported to confidently log and report concerns and how best to evidence this for inspection

Natasha Lawrence, My Concern

14:40 – 15:30
2C: Trauma

Understand how trauma affects the brain and gain practical strategies to help children cope with adverse childhood experiences

Shahana Knight, Founder and Director, TPC Therapy


15:30 to 15:50

15:50 to 16:40

15:50 – 16:40
3A: Peer-on-Peer abuse

Understand your legal requirements and evaluate practical decision making through school-based case studies

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

15:50 – 16:40
3B: Vulnerable Children

Identify and support vulnerable children and overcome the barriers to working with hard to reach families

Ella Savell-Boss, safeguarding consultant

15:50 – 16:40
3C: Toxic Trio

Gain tools to support children living with domestic violence, substance abuse or parental mental health issues

Safe Lives