• Water Safety on Holiday

  • Workshops on Serious Youth Violence this August

  • FREE cross-phase NQT welcome event - 26 September 2019

  • Newly Qualified Teacher Induction coordinator/ tutor briefings - 17 September 2019

  • Primary (Year 1-6) Newly Qualified Teacher training programme 2019-20

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Safeguarding in Education
Specialist advice, support and guidance for school leadership and governing bodies to enable them to meet their statutory responsibilities around safeguarding
Lewisham Council’s Safeguarding in Education Service is an excellent source of information, advice and guidance delivered primarily through Lewisham’s Safeguarding in Education Co-ordinator, offering expertise and training for members of the school leadership team and governing bodies.

All Lewisham Council-maintained schools will continue to benefit from:
  • phone or email access with safeguarding related enquiries (institutional and not case work)
  • weekly email safeguarding updates in the Schools Mailing
  • access to termly Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) safeguarding briefings
  • online safeguarding audit completed by school
  • one hour visit including an initial review of the Single Central Record (SCR). (We reserve the right to add an hourly (or part thereof) charge of £65 for any meetings that exceed their recommended time allocation).
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Training & Events

17
17 Jul
Safeguarding: Refresher DSL training (level 3)
This course is a requirement for those holding or about to hold a DSL or Deputy DSL position. SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: Be familiar with the key texts relevant to the DSL role Understand the 4 key components of the DSL role; training, managing referrals, raising awareness and working with others Appreciate (where appropriate) the nature of the 'nominated' safeguarding governor role and the importance of working closely together. Understand the need to maintain high standards of safeguarding within the organisation by regular auditing of the organisations performance via either annual report or Section 11 audits. Understand the role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) in relation to allegations about professionals Consider strategies to reduce to risk of allegations against professionals. Provide useful tools, strategies and resources to carry out the role effectively and promote best practice within the organisation. Please note Before taking this course, you must have completed foundation safeguarding (levels 1 & 2) and you may be asked to provide your certificate as proof of completion. Foundation safeguarding can be completed online free of charge. Please refer to our website for further information www.steep.org.uk.
20
20 Jul
Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Child Protection – for Childminders
Aims: Learners understand how to support the safeguarding, protection and welfare rights for all children aged 0-19 years growing up in England. By the end of the session learners can: Explain the terms safeguarding, duty of care and child protection and responsibilities for professional outlined in Keeping Children Safe 2016 Summarise regulatory requirements for safeguarding children attending the home based setting including a short overview of The Prevent Duty 2015 Identify own Local Authority /Local Safeguarding Children’s Board procedures Explain the roles and responsibilities of the lone worker in a home based setting in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children Explain procedures to be followed by lone workers in home based settings when harm or abuse are suspected or alleged against self and or third parties Describe signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may relate to domestic abuse, neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse Describe the actions to take if harm or abuse is suspected and/or disclosed Write a policy setting down the procedures for the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children attending own home based setting Continue in their ongoing professional development Learners must attend the course in full to merit Certificate of Attendance awarded at the day. Those arriving after 9.30pm will not be admitted. Learners are advised to bring sufficient food, snacks and drink for the whole day. Tea, Coffee and Water are available throughout
07
07 Sep
Paediatric First Aid – 2 day Ofsted compliant
Course content includes: The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider Priorities of First Aid First Aid Kits Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR and AED Choking Fitting and seizures Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Auto injector pen Asthma Shock and Bleeding Burns and scalds Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture Diabetes Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations Bites and Stings Meningites Poisoning Extremes of heat Extremes of cold Febrile Convulsions Spinal Injuries Foreign bodies in ears, nose and eyes Removing Splitiners Sickle Cell
08
08 Sep
Paediatric First Aid – 2 day Ofsted compliant
Course content includes: The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider Priorities of First Aid First Aid Kits Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR and AED Choking Fitting and seizures Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Auto injector pen Asthma Shock and Bleeding Burns and scalds Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture Diabetes Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations Bites and Stings Meningites Poisoning Extremes of heat Extremes of cold Febrile Convulsions Spinal Injuries Foreign bodies in ears, nose and eyes Removing Splitiners Sickle Cell
10
10 Sep
School Administrative Officers Termly Briefing
Calling all school bursars, administrative officers and business managers. This sessions' agenda is TBC. If there is something you want on the agenda do get in touch and we will try and accommodate your request.