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Jeanette & Diane are delighted to share the following news!

Safe Haven Consulting - First provider in Cumbria to have their training endorsed by Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children’s Board.   


Course Endorsement – Cumbria LSCB Newsletter (April 2017)

Congratulations to Safe Haven Consulting on becoming the first agency to receive course endorsement from the LSCB.

"The endorsement process has enabled Safe Haven Consulting to develop a positive working relationship with Cumbria LSCB. We now have effective links in place to share key information quickly which we can then reflect in our training.

Jeanette & Diane welcomed the opportunity to be the first safeguarding training provider to be endorsed by Cumbria LSCB and to pilot the process with them. Our letter of endorsement recognises that our training meets the required standards which hopefully others can follow.

The quality of safeguarding training we provide to schools and the organisations we support is key to our service. We are delighted that the training we deliver has been recognised and endorsed by Cumbria LSCB".                    

Jeanette & Diane, Directors of Safe Haven Consulting.

Safeguarding Training for Governors and Safeguarding Teams

This strategic training helps governors to understand the breadth of their safeguarding responsibilities in line with Ofsted and Keeping Children Safe in Education Sept 2016 requirements. Governors are welcome to attend with their Designated Safeguarding Lead or member of their safeguarding team, as there will be an opportunity to review school practice and identify next steps.

All Governors/Safeguarding Teams welcome.

This new training is ideal for consortium bookings where local governors and safeguarding teams can be trained together (minimum numbers applies)

Comments from our highly successful pilot of this training at Rheged, Penrith:

"Excellent training - enabled us to be fully aware of our safeguarding responsibilities and to reference supporting evidence."

"Excellent opportunity and time for head & COG to reflect on the needs of our school with experienced & knowledgeable Safe Haven Team."

"Super training – my new governors have learned a lot."

"Excellent resources & handouts, good balance of discussion - I now have much more understanding of my role as safeguarding governor."

Level 1 Safeguarding training - Safe Haven Consulting now taking bookings for 2017 & 2018!

Face to face whole school/organisation approach aimed at all adults who work or are responsible for children and young people.

Whole school approach available as and when you need it. Level 1 Basic Awareness Safeguarding Training is a requirement for all adults who work in school. Aimed at all School staff including Governors, Mid-day Supervisors, Students, Volunteers, everyone welcome * Maximum number applies (costings based on area/travel)

Whole School Prevent training - Safe Haven Consulting now taking bookings for 2017 & 2018!

Face to face, Prevent training - basic awareness of what school staff need to know regarding the Prevent Duty.

Whole school approach aimed at all staff & governors. * Maximum number applies (costings based on area/travel)

Contact Us for more details

Stop press * Refresher dates available for all staff who have completed full day Level 2 and 3 training.

Book your Level 2 and Level 3 Refresher places today!

All Designated Safeguarding Leads and Safeguarding Teams who require a refresher welcome.

Please note: if you attended training with Safe Haven Consulting our recall service will contact you - please book your priority place when contacted to stay within your refresher timescale.

'The Designated Safeguarding Lead (and any deputies) should undergo training to provide them with the knowledge and skills to carry out the role. This training should be updated atleast every two years. In addition to this formal training, their skills and knowledge should be refreshed at regular intervals, as required, but at least annually, to allow them to undestand and keep up with any developments relevant to their role'.

Keeping Children Safe in Education, September 2016 – page 60.



On Friday 30th September 2016, to mark their five year anniversary, Safe Haven Consulting held their second National Conference, ‘Safeguarding – The Bigger Picture’ at Rheged Discovery Centre. Over 165 professionals attended an excellent learning conference which was described by delegates as 'eye opening, informative and inspiring.' Thanks to everyone who supported this Cumbrian safeguarding event.

Key Note Speakers & Workshop/Briefing Leads were:

Dr. Joe Sullivan, Professor Jan Howarth, Ian McFadyen & Trevor Dale.                                                                                     

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