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Code: EY/20/1308 Safeguarding for Lead Practitioners via Zoom

This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the Front Door for Families
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
    training needs in relation to the policy

The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

 It is expected that delegates will refresh their training every two years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2020 13:30 - 16:30 At Home Map
2 24 September 2020 13:30 - 16:30 At Home Map

Code: EY/19/1501 Supporting Special Educational Needs in Foundation Stage Settings

These sessions aim to:

  • enable early years providers to identify and address special educational needs in their settings
  • provide a range of strategies and approaches to further develop good inclusive practice in settings
  • clarify roles and responsibilities set out in the SEN Code of Practice

Session 1: Setting the Scene
Session 2: Providing and Managing SEN Support
Session 3: The Wider Picture: Working with Others


Who should attend?

SENCOs and managers in early years foundation stage settings. Other early education practitioners interested in developing their SEN knowledge and practice with a view to considering a SENCO role in the future. Early years foundation stage school staff.


Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2020 09:15 - 13:00 At Home Map
2 14 October 2020 09:15 - 13:00 At Home Map
3 19 November 2020 09:15 - 13:00 At Home Map