Safeguarding and child protection INSET pack

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Our INSET pack includes all the essential, high-quality resources you need to deliver effective safeguarding and child protection training to all the staff in your school. It has been designed to free-up your time and give you peace of mind, helping you meet your statutory requirement to train staff regularly. It is suitable for all staff in maintained and non-maintained schools in England, including academies, free schools, alternative provision establishments and pupil referral units.

Course outline

Part 1 (1 hour)

  • Signs and indicators of abuse
  • Specific safeguarding issues
  • Safer working practices 
The resources in this INSET pack were developed by The Key in partnership with safeguarding specialists at One Education, a leading provider of education services to schools. 

Part 2 (1 hour)

  • Legislation and guidance
  • Serious case reviews
  • Information sharing

Part 3 (1 hour)

  • Disclosures
  • Reporting concerns
  • Duty to refer


The INSET pack includes:

  • Facilitator notes providing step-by-step guidance with discussion prompts, activity instructions and links to further reading
  • 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
  • Presentation slides outlining key concepts and guidance
  • 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 to explain complex ideas
  • A learning log enabling participants to reflect upon their learning against the course objectives
  • A feedback 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 3-hour session or in three 1-hour parts

  4. Evaluate the impact of your training and identify areas where staff need further support

Next steps