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London 28 September 2021

Manchester TBC 2021


Digital programme

Book one of twenty available consultation slots with one of our top education lawyers and safeguarding experts to ensure your concerns are answered in a confidential one-to-one environment

Key thoughts on changes to KCSIE and getting ready for September: getting the most out of your safeguarding INSET and induction

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP and Ella Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant


Getting ready for September: getting the most out of your safeguarding INSET and induction

Statutory responsibilities and safeguarding update

3pm – Unpack KCSIE 2020 updates and the implications for the year ahead

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

3:45pm – Safeguarding in a national emergency – voices from the front line

Martin Baker QPM, Co-Founder and CEO, MyConcern (One Team Logic Ltd)

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4:15pm – Lessons from case reviews and inspections

Yvonne Spencer, Partner, VWV

3pm – Evidencing your safeguarding culture and compliance

Best practice in evidencing day-to-day compliance, training and updates, using learning walks, and working with your safeguarding governor

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

3:40pm – DSL supervision and wellbeing – a variety of approaches

Learn how to ensure DSL wellbeing and explore models for good DSL supervision and professional networks of support

Jay Hart, Executive Headteacher, Advance Trust;  Gordon Opie, Deputy Head Pastoral and DSL, Kingswood SchoolElla Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant

4pm – Making and chasing referrals

Luke Ramsden, Senior Deputy Headmaster and Senior Safeguarding Lead, St Benedict's Ealing

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4:25pm – Difficult conversations

Best practice in handling and recording disclosures and managing safeguarding conversations with students and their families

Ella Savell-Boss, Safeguarding Consultant

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3pm – Recognising and supporting young people affected by child criminal exploitation

Matthew Norford, CEO, 1Message

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3:35pm – Cannabis use by children and links to child criminal exploitation

A look at how cannabis affects young people and how it can link to county lines and criminal exploitation

Tony Saggers, Stratac Logical

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4:05pm – Practical ideas to safeguard children with special educational needs and disabilities

Sarah Goff, Ann Craft Trust

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3pm – Contextual safeguarding: an overview of the approach

Dr Carlene Firmin MBE, Head of the Contextual Safeguarding Programme

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3:50pm – The impact of trauma

Learn about the neuroscience behind adverse childhood experiences and the impact of trauma on children’s learning and behaviour

Joanna Nicolas, Safeguarding consultant

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4:25pm – Family mental ill-health and young carers

Unpack the impact parental mental ill-health has on children and learn how to support students who are young carers

 Belinda Heaven, Alpha Wellbeing Associates

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3pm – Radicalisation

Recognise the signs of far right radicalisation of children and young people  

Dave Allport, Founder and Director, REWIND UK

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3:45pm – Domestic abuse and working with parents

Identifying unconscious bias and supporting parents and young people affected by domestic abuse

Andrew Pain, High Performance Coach, TEDx Speaker, Domestic Abuse Campaigner

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4:30pm – Reflecting on the conference and your questions answered

Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP