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Designated Safeguarding Leads - Full Day Training

For new Designated Safeguarding Leads covering the key aspects of the DSL role


This course is aimed at new Designated Safeguarding Leads. It will cover:

  • Learning from Serious Case Reviews
  • Key aspects of the Designated Safeguarding Leads role
  • Ofsted requirements
  • New Initiatives and changes in Derbyshire and Nationally including thresholds, recording, referral and assessment
  • Specific safeguarding issues including Child Exploitation, Female Genital Mutilation, Online Safety and Peer on Peer abuse

For newly appointed DSL within Derbyshire, there is an expectation that applicants will have attended a basic safeguarding course prior to attending this training.


By the end of the course, delegates will:
  • understand the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and key responsibilities in Derbyshire
  • discuss and refer to relevant legislation, guidance and documentation to support role
  • understand the impact of initiatives in Derbyshire and Nationally and the effect of these on education settings.

Booking Information

This course can be booked through the S4S system. Should you have any queries or problems please contact cathy.barrass@derbyshire.gov.uk or 01629 531933.


New Designated Safeguarding Leads across all phases as part of the Statutory Requirement (see current Keeping Children Safe in Education )

10 Sep 2020 09:30 - 16:30

Closing date: 09/09/2020
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Date and Time

10 Sep 2020 09:30 - 16:30


The Village Inn (MR / Meeting room), Upper Marehay Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 8JF


Simon Taylor
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