Safeguarding and child protection INSET pack 2018/19

Download your ready-made resources here


Meet your statutory obligations with our download-and-deliver INSET presentation and facilitator resources, which are fully in line with the DfE's finalised statutory safeguarding guidance for 2018/19.

The INSET pack contains a comprehensive 4-hour presentation with engaging group activities, plus detailed step-by-step instructions for facilitators and participant handouts.

At the end of the course, send all participants a link to The Key’s safeguarding assessment to test their knowledge. This short, mobile-friendly assessment secures understanding and allows DSLs to report on course completion and the school's compliance with safeguarding training requirements. You can also issue certificates.

Course outline

Session 1 (1 hour)

  • Signs and indicators of abuse
  • Specific safeguarding issues
  • Safer working practices 

Session 2 (1 hour)

  • Legislation and guidance
  • Serious case reviews
  • Information sharing

Session 3 (1 hour)

  • Disclosures
  • Reporting concerns
  • Duty to refer

Session 4 (1 hour)

Focuses on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children, in line with DfE's 2018/19 guidance

  • Definitions and language
  • Minimising risk
  • Understanding process and best practice


The INSET pack includes:

  • Facilitator notes providing step-by-step guidance with discussion prompts, activity instructions and links to further reading
  • Presentation slides outlining key concepts and guidance
  • A facilitator log including a checklist to support session planning and evaluation, and to help you identify next steps 
  • A diagnostic audit to assess participants’ prior knowledge so that you can tailor the content and target areas for improvement
  • Case studies that explore safeguarding issues in depth
  • Scenario-based activities to enable participants to apply their learning
  • Videos and multi-media content to support activities and explain complex ideas
  • A learning log enabling participants to reflect upon their learning against the course objectives
  • An evaluation form enabling participants to evaluate the subject content and activities in the session
  • A certificate to certify participation in the training course

How it works

  1. Download high-quality materials created in partnership with subject specialists, and quality assured for your peace of mind
  2. Adapt the resources to address the specific requirements of your local area, and the needs of your school and staff
  3. Deliver engaging training with confidence - the course can be delivered in one 4-hour session or in four 1-hour parts
  4. Evaluate the impact of your training and identify areas where staff need further support

Next steps