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September 2024

Wednesday, 11 September 2024

09:15 AM BST - 02:15 PM BST (5 hours)

  • Online
  • £99.00 excl. VAT

Wed 11 Sep 2024

09:15 AM BST - 02:15 PM BST (5 hours)

Advanced Safeguarding Practitioners. Interactive, trainer-led, advanced safeguarding scenario based workshop for safeguarding support staff.

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18

Sep

DSL Statutory 2 Yearly Update

Online

Wednesday, 18 September 2024

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

  • Online
  • £225.00 excl. VAT
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Wed 18 Sep 2024

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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October 2024

Thursday, 10 October 2024

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

  • Online
  • £175.00 excl. VAT

Thu 10 Oct 2024

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

Safer Recruitment in Education Accredited Training New to the recruitment panel for staff or volunteers in your school? Looking for a nationally recognised and accredited safer recruitment training to meet your safeguarding obligations?

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Tuesday, 15 October 2024

09:30 AM BST - 11:30 AM BST (2 hours)

  • Online
  • £69.00 excl. VAT

Tue 15 Oct 2024

09:30 AM BST - 11:30 AM BST (2 hours)

Safer Recruitment in Education Overview and Refresher Training Refresher session developed in accordance with statutory legislation. Updates you with the latest steps required to ensure the suitability of adults in your setting.

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Tuesday, 15 October 2024

01:00 PM BST - 03:00 PM BST (2 hours)

  • Online
  • £69.00 excl. VAT

Tue 15 Oct 2024

01:00 PM BST - 03:00 PM BST (2 hours)

Single Central Record workshop covering how to manage and be compliant with your SCR template.

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Thursday, 17 October 2024

09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Thu 17 Oct 2024

09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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November 2024

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19

Nov

DSL Statutory 2 Yearly Update

Online

Tuesday, 19 November 2024

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

  • Online
  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Tue 19 Nov 2024

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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Thursday, 21 November 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 03:00 PM GMT (5 hours, 30 minutes)

  • £99.00 excl. VAT

Thu 21 Nov 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 03:00 PM GMT (5 hours, 30 minutes)

This 1-day safeguarding training session has been developed to provide essential knowledge and understanding of the expectations, responsibilities and duties of the Early Years Safeguarding Lead.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2024 - Wednesday, 27 November 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (2 days)

  • Bingley
  • £269.00 excl. VAT

Tue 26 Nov 2024 - Wed 27 Nov 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (2 days)

Trainer led sessions for new Designated Safeguarding Leads, deputies, SENCO or safeguarding team members.

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December 2024

Wednesday, 11 December 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Wed 11 Dec 2024

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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January 2025

Tuesday, 14 January 2025

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

  • Online
  • £175.00 excl. VAT

Tue 14 Jan 2025

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

Safer Recruitment in Education Accredited Training New to the recruitment panel for staff or volunteers in your school? Looking for a nationally recognised and accredited safer recruitment training to meet your safeguarding obligations?

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Tuesday, 21 January 2025 - Wednesday, 22 January 2025

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (2 days)

  • Bingley
  • £269.00 excl. VAT

Tue 21 Jan 2025 - Wed 22 Jan 2025

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (2 days)

Trainer led sessions for new Designated Safeguarding Leads, deputies, SENCO or safeguarding team members.

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23

Jan

DSL Statutory 2 Yearly Update

Online

Thursday, 23 January 2025

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

  • Online
  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Thu 23 Jan 2025

09:15 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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March 2025

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4

Mar

DSL Statutory 2 Yearly Update

Bradford

Tuesday, 4 March 2025

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

  • Bradford
  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Tue 4 Mar 2025

09:30 AM GMT - 04:30 PM GMT (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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April 2025

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24

Apr

DSL Statutory 2 Yearly Update

Online

Thursday, 24 April 2025

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

  • Online
  • £225.00 excl. VAT

Thu 24 Apr 2025

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

Trainer led session for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

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July 2025

Thursday, 10 July 2025

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

  • Online
  • £175.00 excl. VAT

Thu 10 Jul 2025

09:15 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (1 day)

Safer Recruitment in Education Accredited Training New to the recruitment panel for staff or volunteers in your school? Looking for a nationally recognised and accredited safer recruitment training to meet your safeguarding obligations?

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Rachel Priestley

Rach has a background in Business Development and Administration, gaining much of her knowledge and experience through her 19 year career with the NHS working within the executive office, community services and public health. 

Before moving on from the NHS, Rach supported the Chief Executive, the Chairman and the Trust Board of a local NHS Care Trust, which managed Children’s Services. Her responsibilities spanned across HR, Finance, Governance, Compliance, Risk, systems and processes, and internal training. Rach also supported the Children’s Safeguarding Lead with safeguarding investigations.

In 2017, she left the NHS to pursue a successful self-employed career supporting business to grow, with flexible business development and administration support, which she continues to do on a part-time basis.

Rach is in house trained, and is passionate about delivering outstanding services and enjoys working as part of the safeguarding team to achieve a common goal.

In her own time, she loves spending time outside, and long walks with the two family dogs. 

Shelley Armstrong

Shelley joined Safeguarding Support in 2020 as an experienced AET-qualified freelance trainer, and now enjoys working across the business, keeping clients as up to date as possible with the ever changing challenges facing safeguarding children in education.

Whilst we aim to simplify safeguarding, Shelley’s passion is to ensure engagement, pride and confidence through training and support. Shelley enjoys applying the competencies gained in different industries and environments to researching, designing, and developing materials for those with the responsibility to safeguard children, and in return has enormous respect for their commitment.

Her experience across the private business sector brings commercial skills to training and her background in psychology and counselling ensure courses are designed and delivered with the learner in mind.

Shelley lives in Yorkshire and enjoys walking her springer spaniels – come rain or shine!

Abigail Havon

Abigail is an experienced AET qualified trainer who began her safeguarding career in the charity sector.  There she was a regional manager and part of the safeguarding leadership team.  She was involved in writing policies and procedures, developing, and delivering training and supporting staff and volunteers to work 121 with children struggling with their literacy. 

She has worked in a variety of business environments gaining experience in different sectors. She has always chosen roles that call for collaboration and communication to bring the best out in people and projects to completion.  Abigail passionately believes that empowering educators to work together as part of a safeguarding team will lead to better outcomes for children and young people. 

As part of the SSL training team her role focuses mainly on delivering virtual training. 

Abigail lives near the Jurassic Coast and enjoys long walks and caring for her jungle of houseplants.  

Carol Stephenson

Carol has spent her entire career teaching in Bradford primary schools. Most recently she was Head Teacher of a large, outstanding, multi-academy trust, inner-city
school where she gained Local Leaders of Education (LLE) status.

Carol is a highly experienced Designated Safeguarding Lead and safeguarding Governor, with an extensive range of expertise, skills and knowledge. It was through this depth of experience that she became a dedicated representative of Bradford Children’s Safeguarding Board. In June 2019, Carol was awarded a Bradford Safeguarding Champions lifetime achievement award 2019 for her continued work in safeguarding the children of Bradford.

Carol is in-house trained and is NSPCC certified to deliver Child Protection and Safeguarding training.

In her spare time, Carol enjoys working on her allotment.