logo-education
0370 270 6000

already registered?

Please sign in with your existing account details.

need to register?

Register to access exclusive content, sign up to receive our updates and personalise your experience on brownejacobson.com.

Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

keeping children safe during Covid-19

8 April 2020

On 27 March the Department for Education (DfE) released new guidance to schools and academy trusts to help keep children safe, including online, during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of your new statutory obligations during our webinar with Browne Jacobson safeguarding expert Dai Durbridge. During the one-hour session Dai will detail how you can ensure safeguarding standards remain high and compliant for the duration of these measures.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • the key amendments introduced by the DfE;
  • how you can disseminate the amends to your staff and test their ongoing understanding;
  • what to do if you do not have designated safeguarding leads on site;
  • how to manage your safeguarding obligations where you have staff from other schools on site; and
  • the importance of amending your single central record.

This 60-minute webinar is free and suitable for individuals within an education setting who have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and young people.

education webinar

For any questions relating to this webinar, please contact Helen Chauhan, Sector Development Manager.

View our on-demand video

our speakers

Dai-Durbridge

Dai Durbridge

Partner

Dai Durbridge specialises in advising schools, academies and other education providers on all pastoral matters, including admissions, exclusions, managing allegations against staff and all safeguarding matters, with a specific interest in vetting and barring. He is a recognised expert and delivers a variety of training and workshops on all pastoral matters.

View profile
Emma Hughes

Emma Hughes

Head of HR Services

Emma is the Head of HR Services and manages the team responsible for providing HR consultancy services to a range of clients across multiple sectors.

View profile

focus on...

Upcoming webinars

Rising to the challenge, looking forward with optimism

Live panel discussion on how schools and trusts have risen to the coronavirus challenge and navigated the disruption, opportunities for the future and a Q&A session.

View

Legal updates

The mental health of higher education staff – duty of care in uncertain times

As we embrace mental health awareness week from 18 May 2020, it is timely to reflect on some of the steps that HEIs can take to discharge their duty of care in uncertain times.

View

Back to school – preparing for a potential phased reopening of schools

Schools in England have been closed other than to the children of key workers and children who are classified as vulnerable since 20th March as part of the management of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the government has now announced that primary schools in England may be able to begin a phased reopening for pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from 1st June at the earliest.

View

Coronavirus and your school workforce

Heather Mitchell, Employment Partner and Emma Hughes, Head of HR Services will provide a round-up of advice covering the most frequently asked about issues from our clients when it comes to coronavirus and its impact on the school workforce.

View

The opinions expressed on this video are provided for the purposes of general interest and information and should not be relied upon. They contain only summaries of aspects of the subject matter at the time of publishing and do not provide comprehensive statements of the law. They do not constitute legal advice and do not provide a substitute for it. So why not talk to us and seek advice that's tailored to you? You can look up one of our experts on this website or call on 0370 270 6000.

mailing list sign up



Select which mailings you would like to receive from us.

Sign up