Policies ensure relevant legislation and statutory guidance are adhered to. Policies must remain living documents that adequately represent, shape and are shaped by practice. It is essential that policies are drafted in a clear and concise way in order to be understood. Policies are a legal requirement in educational settings and should be regularly reviewed and updated.
Anyone who has a duty to draft or edit policies, templates or procedural documents within an educational or care setting. This is an advanced course with a focus on safeguarding policy writing and strategy in relation to policy and procedure implementation. Anyone attending should have previously undertaken as a minimum, the introductory level course in child protection/Safeguarding. This course is specifically designed for:
- School Designated Safeguarding Leads;
- Senior Leadership Team;
- Heads and Deputy Head Teachers;
- School Governors.