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Safeguarding Update Workshop - 714-Bexley - 22 February 2020, 09.30 - 12.30

This course is a refresher that revisits best practice for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


Professionals and practitioners should regularly update their safeguarding training to ensure that their knowledge, skills and practice is current and reflects changes to legislation and practice both nationally and locally within safeguarding and child protection.

Suitable for all staff requiring a refresher / update training. Participants must have completed their mandatory training before they can attend this session, and this should only be used as a refresher or update session, not an alternative to mandatory training.


This training includes information regarding recent changes in legislation and guidance, the workshop will explore the implications of these changes for you and your setting. National and local updates, E-safety & current trends, referral processes, Local Authority's procedures, the Prevent Duty and how to demonstrate British Values in everyday routines & practice.

Learning methods will include information briefing, group discussions, activities, quizzes and case studies.

If you don't have the latest SHIELD document, please download and print off the attached document and bring this to your training session.


By the end of this workshop you should have an increased knowledge of and confidence around:

  • Key messages with regard to safeguarding and child protection
  • Key pieces of legislation and any relevant changes
  • Dealing with safeguarding processes and practice in a timely and appropriate manner
  • How to challenge where there are concerns
  • How to work in line with Prevent duty and actively promote British values.

Booking Information

We are offering this course to you at £20. PLEASE NOTE: Once a course is booked we do not accept cancellations. If you book and do not attend or cancel, you will be charged £30.00 administration fee.

Do not attend unless you have received confirmation of booking.

Please ensure that you arrive 15 minutes before the course is due to start as latecomers will be asked to leave. Please enter through the rear entrance of the building via car park and wait for an officer to allow you into the Civic Offices.

PLEASE NOTE : An invoice will be posted to you once you have booked onto the course.

If you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Team at EarlyYears@bexley.gov.uk


Confidentiality must always be observed
The trainer will focus on the specific learning and will not engage in conversations inappropriate to the task in hand.
Learners will be openly encouraged to do the same.
Each individual is responsible for their own learning and if there is anything they feel they should raise regarding the training they should do so with the trainer during the session
Each individual is expected to make a contribution, which will be valued and listened to
Individuals should respect the learning environment and try not to disrupt the training
There should be mutual respect within the group for individuals and their experiences
Naive questions will be considered the norm
Mobile phones should be on silent and not used during the training. If you have to take an urgent call, please leave the room.


We commit to speaking confidentially whilst on this training. However, if you share anything with us (during or after the training) that is cause for concern, we have a duty to follow it up. This may mean speaking to your manager, to Ofsted, to Social Care or to the LADO



This training is available to all Bexley PVI's and Childminders

22 Feb 2020 09:30 - 12:30

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Early Years Team
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Date and Time

22 Feb 2020 09:30 - 12:30


Council Chambers, Civic Centre, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT


Rheanne Wotherspoon
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