Safeguarding for Governors and Trustees: Understanding your Strategic Responsibilities (afternoon)

Course Code
Finance Note
Free to schools who buy into governor training otherwise £95
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Hazel Wood High School (Formerly Broad Oak), Hazel Ave, Bury, BL9 7QT
No Of Sessions
Target Group
School governors - all phases
Activity Leaders
Glenys Hurst-Robson
Please Note

Tea/Coffee Sandwiches/Light refreshments will be provided

Course Objectives

This session is designed to help governors and trustees in fulfilling their responsibilities in keeping children and young people safe and promoting their wellbeing. It will explore the Governing Board’s statutory responsibilities and provide useful tools to help improve the governance of safeguarding practice moving forward.

Course Content

By the end of the workshop governors will be able to:

Describe their strategic safeguarding role and responsibilities

State the legislative framework and statutory guidance that underpins good governance practice

Describe the meaning  of a ‘culture of vigilance’

Prepare for and undertake a self-evaluation of safeguarding governance practices and contribute to annual audits

Previous Experience Expected


Dates and Times

Tuesday 29th October 2019 - 12.30 to 3.00pm