Safeguarding Responsibilities for
Independent School Governors Course (Online)

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"The modules were excellent, and my expectations were exceeded. I can't recommend Graffham enough."

Bancroft's School
Woodford, UK

"All knowledge was up to date and very informative. I have gained a better understanding of Safeguarding & Child Protection."

City of London School for Girls
London, UK
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Senior Safeguarding trainer, Louise Douglas BA (Hons), MA, Chartered FCIPD, MCIPR Director, Graffham Consulting Ltd

"All sessions were excellent, and the training was so good, personable, informative, helpful & engaging. I have learnt so much from the course, thank you."

Bishop's Stortford College
Bishop's Stortford, UK

"My knowledge was refreshed, with lots of practical information which I found very useful."

Haberdashers' Girls' School
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A note from the Development Director

My name is Andy Douglas, and I am the co-founder of Graffham Consulting Ltd. Since 2007, we have focused on providing Safeguarding training and have had the honour of collaborating with numerous independent and state schools both in the UK and internationally. Our goal is to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in your Safeguarding role, whether in a school setting, after-school club, sports foundation, NHS, or any other context where you work with children. I trust that you will find our online Safeguarding Responsibilities for Independent School Governors Course valuable. Warm regards, Andy

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Course Type: Online training

Course Duration: 2 hours

Accredited: Yes, CPD-Certified

Certificate Awarded: Yes

Certificate Valid for: 1 Year (Best practice)

Who is this course for?

Independent Schools Governors in England, UK
Course Outline


Welcome to the Course

Defining Safeguarding & Child Protection

Schools' Responsibilities for Safeguarding Governors' 

Responsibilities for Safeguarding

Legal & Statutory Guidance and Reporting

Allegations Made Against Staff

DBS / Safer Recruitment / Policies & Procedures

Expectations of Governors and Schools

Short multi-choice test and certificate email to you

School governors - know your Safeguarding responsibilities
Aims and Objectives

To enable you to:

Define Safeguarding & Child Protection

Recognise Schools' and Governors' Responsibilities for Safeguarding

Understand Legal & Statutory Guidance and Reporting

Know what to do if allegations are made against staff

Review DBS, Safer Recruitment and Policies & Procedures

Gain insight into the expectations of Governors and Schools

Consider best practice for your school