Keeping Children Safe Conference 2015

  • How best to keep children safe and prevent:
    • Radicalisation and extremism 
    • FGM and forced marriage
    • Self-harm 
    • Dangerous online behaviour
  • Ensure all your staff meet their new legal duties
  • Be ready for Ofsted’s scrutiny of your:
    • 'culture of vigilance’
    • staff training practices
    • reporting processes
    • multi-agency plans
  • Know how to create an outstanding safeguarding policy

The Keeping Children Safe Conference 2015 will ensure your pupils are safe, and feel safe.

With the introduction of new legal obligations, schools play an increasingly key role in child protection. Alongside the legal duties, Ofsted expect to see that your school has created a ‘culture of vigilance’ - where pupil welfare is actively promoted.

This conference will clarify all the rigorous set of expectations schools face under new legislation.

Leave with practical strategies to ensure:

  • learners are protected, and feel safe
  • all staff know their legal duties
  • staff at every level are trained to spot signs of harm
  • concerns are responded to quickly
  • multi-agency plans are robust
  • pupils know how to keep themselves safe

Benefits of attending:

  • Get up to date with all relevant safeguarding legislation
  • Know how to protect, detect, support, and intervene
  • Create a whole school approach to safeguarding
  • Gain strategies to build effective relationships with local authority, the police and health services
  • Discover ways of teaching sensitive issues through your curriculum

Information on speakers coming soon.

09:20 - 10:05

Latest Updates and Policy Changes: Your New Legal Responsibilities



By John Stead


10:15 - 11:15

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 1


What Does Online Safeguarding look Like?

Age and gender-appropriate models for cyber-education in the modern world.

By Adrienne Katz

Radicalisation and Extremism

Understand your new obligations to monitor and report extremism. Leave with techniques to identify pupils who are at risk from radicalisation.

By Andrew Hall


11:25 - 12:25

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 2


FGM and Forced Marriage

Strategies to help identify and safeguard children who are risk of FGM and forced marriages. How best to approach the topics with pupils and families.


Across the Curriculum

Techniques to embed safeguarding through your curriculum. Utilise PSHE and SRE to teach pupils about sensitive issues such as: consent, e-safety and abusive relationships.

By John Stead


13:25 - 14:10

What Schools Should Do in Response to the Common Inspection Framework





14:20 - 15:20

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 3


External Agencies

Methods to best work with external agencies effectively. When and how you need to intervene if a child is in danger.

By John Stead

Staff Training

With all staff now being responsible for safeguarding gain techniques to train them on: - the new changes - spotting signs early

By Andrew Hall


15:30 - 16:30

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 4


Safeguarding Policy

How to create an effective whole school safeguarding policy that: - keeps pupils safe - updates all staff - meet Ofstedā€™s expectations

By Andrew Hall

Using a Screening Tool to Identify Those at Risk

Clarify the 8 different 'at risk' categories. Gain a screening tool that will enable you to identify pupils who are most vulnerable in these categories.

By Adrienne Katz