Why choose this safeguarding course for your school?

This is one of the most comprehensive safeguarding training courses on the market specifically aimed at anyone working directly with children and young people in schools and colleges. It is right up-to-date and even includes easy to download statutory guidance documents, so your staff don’t need to look any further than this course to fulfil their safeguarding duties. 

The training is perfect for:

  • Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • Headteachers

  • Deputy Headteachers

  • Teachers

  • Teaching Assistants

Why is it valuable to you?

  • Contains all the information you need regarding safeguarding issues relevant to school and college staff.

  • Work through case examples with us, which you might face in your day to day work in education.

  • Whole chapter focused on safeguarding issues of the day in schools and colleges such as peer on peer abuse and self harm.

  • The course will give confidence to new employees and bring up-to-date the knowledge & skills of more experienced staff.

  • The one-off yearly subscription payment means that you can train your entire staff team over one year, without it impacting on teaching time and for an amazing one-off price.

Safeguarding Children in Schools and Colleges Package Content

Here's what's included as standard in your Child Safeguarding in Schools and Colleges video and resources package.

  • 1

    Introduction to the course

    • Introduction
    • Useful Guidance
    • Workbook
  • 2

    Chapter 1: Safeguarding Overview

    • Introduction to Safeguarding
    • Safeguarding: Activity A
    • Legislation and guidance 1
    • Legislation and guidance 2
    • Duty to report
    • Updates to safeguarding legislation
    • National Guidance
    • Quick Quiz
  • 3

    Chapter 2: Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse

    • Introduction
    • What is child abuse?
    • Physical Abuse
    • Emotional Abuse
    • Neglect
    • Symptoms of Abuse
    • Effects of abuse
    • Quick Quiz
    • Child Abuse: End Activity
  • 4

    Chapter 3 : Referrals to Agencies

    • Introduction
    • Levels of Support Diagram
    • Universal Support Services
    • Early Help and Preventative Services
    • Referral to Early Help
    • Thresholds
    • Referral to Social Services
    • What do you do if a child discloses safeguarding information?
    • Case Study A
    • Scenario A: Possible Actions
    • Case Study B
    • Scenario B: Possible Actions
    • Case Study C
    • Scenario C: Possible Actions
    • Chapter 3 Quick Quiz
  • 5

    Chapter 4: Multi Agency Working to Safeguard Children

    • Introduction
    • Safeguarding is Everybody's Business
    • How to work in a multi agency way
    • Changes to the Local Safeguarding Board
    • Why are they being replaced?
    • What does this mean in practice?
    • What is a Safeguarding Partner?
    • Who are the Safeguarding Partners?
    • Activity
    • Lessons from Serious Case Reviews
    • Learning to Improve Outcomes
    • How to escalate concerns
    • Respectful challenge
    • Child in Need Meetings
    • Keeping up to date
    • Downloadable Resource - Keeping Children Safe in Education
    • Downloadable Resource - Working Together to Safeguard Children
    • Quick Quiz
  • 6

    Chapter 5: Current Safeguarding Issues

    • Introduction
    • Child Sexual Exploitation
    • What are the indicators?
    • What can I do?
    • Online Safety
    • Kayleigh's Love Story
    • Kayleigh's Love Story
    • Support for children and families
    • Radicalisation
    • Who is at risk of radicalisation?
    • Female Genital Mutilation
    • Self Harm
    • Triggers and alternatives
    • Suicide
    • What can I do?
    • Substance Misuse
    • Substance Misuse
    • Peer on peer abuse
    • Quick Quiz

Why choose this resource for your school?

Our video & resource package will ensure all your staff are aware of their safeguarding responsibilities and help them to pick the correct course of action.

  • Personal training

    Unlike other online safeguarding training, our course is interactive and sensitively presented in person by Esther & Sharon rather than just PowerPoint and cartoons.

  • Up-to-date

    The course is up-to-date with current legislation, incorporating video, text, quizzes and the use of a downloadable work book for note-taking.

  • Essential

    Essential go-to course to underpin your safeguarding practice. Perfect for all staff including your Designated Safeguarding Lead.

How much does the package cost?

The course is available on an annual subscription basis:

Esther  Green

Esther Green

Esther Green qualified as a Children and Families Social Worker in 2002 gaining a Master of Arts Degree in Social Work at South Bank University. She has worked as a Local Authority Social Worker and Senior Practitioner for a number of years and has extensive experience in frontline child protection social work. Esther also has Early Years Professional Status and co-founded Little Rascals Nurseries LLP. Esther is a trained PAMS assessor and currently undertakes a range of work as an Independent Social Worker, trainer and advisor for the Independent Safeguarding Hub. Esther has facilitated multi-agency safeguarding training across many agencies including education, early years and health services and in recent years Esther has also been offering consultancy and advice on safeguarding and child protection issues.
Sharon Howard

Sharon Howard

Sharon Howard has extensive knowledge and wide ranging experience of working with children and young people aged 0-25, with a specialism in disability, having worked within a large local authority as a Social Work for 23 years, 9 of which in the position of Service Manager. Sharon has extensive experience in the design and delivery of training including multi agency groups for a Safeguarding Children’s Board, specialising in Safeguarding Disabled Children and Young People. Having led her team through two successful Ofsted Inspections, Sharon believes in high quality Social Work delivery, showing dedication and passion about providing excellent assessment, support and services for the most vulnerable people in our society.
Claire Humber

Claire Humber

Claire Humber qualified as a Social Worker in 2002 with an MA in Social Work. Claire has worked as a front line social worker, since qualifying in London and then moving into the role of Advanced Practitioner, then Practice Manager. Claire has extensive experience of working with children in need, safeguarding and children looked after. She has a keen interest in assessment work and has completed parenting assessments for both pre-proceedings work and those directed by the courts. As a consequence Claire is accomplished at giving oral evidence in a court setting. Claire has a particular interest in Resolutions work when there is a child with a suspected non-accidental injury. Claire has completed the foundation year in Systemic Family Therapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London and plans to complete her training as a Systemic Psychotherapist.
Independent Safeguarding Hub

Independent Safeguarding Hub

The Independent Safeguarding Hub provide high quality child protection and safeguarding assessments, consultancy and training to a range of professionals and agencies who work with children and young people. This includes practitioners working in social care, health and education, as well as voluntary and private organisations. The hub is made up of practitioners with extensive experience and knowledge of the child protection and safeguarding sector, with a passion for improving outcomes for children and their families.