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EARLY YEARS


Child Protection Awareness - EARLY YEARS

CPD accredited

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is essential for all staff working with children in early years.

DURATION
3 hours

COST
From £450 +VAT

Statutory training meeting the requirement of the ‘robust 3-yearly training’ for whole staff communities in early years settings. Exploring Duty of Care in line with national guidance and local safeguarding partnership procedures as well as the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the EYFS (2017)

    this training includes:

  • Exploration of the four categories of abuse including indicators of concern
  • Listening to children
  • Implementing the Prevent Duty
  • Familial risk factors including domestic abuse
  • HBV (Honour-Based Violence including FGM
  • Whistle-blowing and staff professional behaviour
  • The role of the DSL
  • Process of recording and reporting concerns

Child Protection Designated Safeguarding Lead

- EARLY YEARS

CPD accredited

TARGET AUDIENCE
For all Designated leads/team members responsible for safeguarding in their Early Years setting.

DURATION
All day – 6 hours

COST
From £750+VAT

Statutory requirement for staff meeting ‘Robust 2-yearly training’ for those with a lead or designated professional role for safeguarding in early years settings. Having completed awareness training, this course equips professionals to perform their senior safeguarding function in settings in line with national statutory guidance including ‘EYFS April 2017’. Course content includes: latest legislation and procedures, policy development, awareness of multi-agency working, information sharing, the referral processes, thresholds, management of safeguarding with staff and within settings. Challenging topics within early years are also explored from a management level.


Introduction to Online Safety in early years

- professional awareness

TARGET AUDIENCE
Professionals working with children in early years.

DURATION
1 hour

COST
£150+VAT

This awareness session will:

  • Have clarity on how are children are using the internet, with an examination of websites, games and apps being used.
  • Recognise the importance of Online Safety education for children, and be able to develop methods of engaging and teaching very young children.
  • Examine the risks and dangers that children are vulnerable to online.
  • Identify where children can seek help from, and know what specific organisations can offer in terms of support.
  • Understand how to make things safer at home for children when using the internet, and how parents can can effectively protect children against online dangers.

Keeping children safe in early years

-parent awareness

TARGET AUDIENCE
Parents of children in their early years.

DURATION
1 hour

COST
From £150+VAT

This awareness session will:

  • Have clarity on how are children using the internet, with an examination of websites, games and apps being used
  • Recognise how we can educate very young children regarding staying safe online.
  • Identify where children can seek help from, and know what specific organisations can offer in terms of support.
  • Understand how to make things safer at home for children when using the internet, and how parents can can effectively protect children against online dangers.

Interactive session

- how to keep our children safe in early years

TARGET AUDIENCE
Both professionals and parents.

DURATION
2 hours

COST
From £300+VAT

This session is a practical exploration of the techniques we can use to keep children safe through an understanding of the following:

  • Have clarity on how many young children use technology regularly.
  • Understand how are children are using the internet, with an in-depth examination of websites, games and apps being used.
  • Recognise the importance of Online Safety education for children, and be able to develop methods of engaging and teaching very young children.
  • Examine the risks and dangers that children are vulnerable to online.
  • Understand how to make things safer at home for children when using the internet, and how parents can can effectively protect children against online dangers.
  • Develop a plan for implementing Online Safety in work setting.

In-house consultancy

services

TARGET AUDIENCE
Working with Designated leads/managers in early years settings

DURATION
4 hours

COST
From £550 +VAT

We are experts in the world of Child Protection and Safeguarding and can provide in-house consultancy on an ad-hoc basis. We regularly support DSL's to update and review policies, helping to make sure that the requirements from guidance and legislation are being met. We also run mock audits within settings to make sure that the processes and procedures fall in line with guidance and legislation.

Areas of focus include:

  • Policies and Procedures.
  • Leadership and Management of Safeguarding.
  • Voice of the child.
  • Multi-Agency Working
  • Safe Staffing
  • Governance
  • Audits

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