Leading Safeguarding - Programme

Thursday 10 Jun 2021 - Thursday 24 Jun 2021
Digital delivery

Module 1: Evidence leading practice (Thursday 10 June, 2.30 - 4.45pm

Key learnings from the year and priorities for 2021-2

Chair's welcome, Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

Working in partnership - social services 

  • Addressing barriers to partnership working
  • How to overcome and develop key relationships to support safeguarding
  • Examples of best practice

Ella Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer

Working in partnership - police and Operation Encompass

Effective information sharing and collaborative safeguardingAnn Marie Christian, International Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer


Module 2: Recognise the signs and ensure rigorous early help (Thursday 17 June, 2.30 - 4.45pm)

This module is led and chaired by Ella Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer

What would you do? School-based scenarios to unpick leading safeguarding practice and provision

  • How would you respond? Achieving the best possible outcomes
  • What provisions are available to us
  • Examples of best practice

Ella Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer

Spot the signs to identify and support at-risk families

  • Explore risk factors associated with working with vulnerable families and use psychologically-informed first aid to help unearth safeguarding needs
  • Gain skills to make decisions objectively and strategies to work in partnership with families to build positive life and learning outcomes
  • Measure and monitor the impact of your preventative and early help work

Kelly Hannaghan, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant

Effective referrals and escalation

  • Making referrals in a way that gets the correct response from Children’s Social Care
  • How to resolve professional differences in the most constructive way
  • Keeping child-focussed 

Joanna Nicolas, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer


Module 3: Leading the way in compliance and culture (Thursday 24 June, 2.30 - 4.45pm

This module is led and chaired by Dai Durbridge and includes:

1. Proactive approaches to establishing and evidencing your safeguarding culture

2. Learning from safeguarding incidents

3. Reporting through your school or trust

4. Ensuring appropriate support and challenge from your safeguarding governor/trustee


Join our live, interactive, afternoon digital modules and ask your questions direct to our expert speakers. Benefit from a full set of conference recordings and downloadable resources.