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The Safeguarding Conversations Podcast

Conversations about key Safeguarding topics relating to schools by our experts and guests.

Latest Episodes:

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Supporting Children with Gender Identity

In this podcast, we reflect on the new DFE guidance for schools regarding supporting children with gender identity.

21 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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'Patterning'

In this podcast we explore to emerging trend of 'patterning', a significant risk to children and young people.

19 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Knife Crime

In this podcast we discuss whether banning offensive weapons will reduce knife crime.

14 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Sexism and misogyny

In this podcast we explore how schools can tackle sexism and misogyny.

08 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Safeguarding Out of School Hours

In this podcast we discuss the statutory safeguarding reporting procedures for external providers of out-of-school-hours activities.

05 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Safeguarding Looked After Children

In this podcast, we explore the importance of safeguarding Looked After Children and the important role of the Designated Teacher.

02 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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End-to-end encryption on Meta

In this podcast we explore the ramifications of end-to-end encryption on Meta.

01 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Serious Case Review

 In this podcast, we explore the process of Serious Case Reviews and the impact of media coverage.

25 Jan 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Gaslighting

In this podcast we explore the manipulative and abusive behaviours associated with gaslighting and how they can manifest in educational settings.

11 Jan 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Practice

In this podcast, Sam Preston & Sara Spinks explore the profound impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on children and the role of Trauma-Informed Practices.

29 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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The Beyond Ofsted Inquiry

In this podcast, Sam Preston and Sara Spinks review the newly released Beyond Ofsted Inquiry- an inquiry into the future of school inspection.

24 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Domestic Abuse

In this podcast, Sam Preston and Sara Spinks explore one of the most prevalent safeguarding areas, domestic abuse.

15 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Prevent Duty

In this podcast, Sam Preston & Sara Spinks look at the new revisions to Prevent Duty and explore whether they can rescue this problematic counter-terrorism strategy.

13 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Introduction

Every serious case review tries to include measures so that 'It may never happen again'. In this series of Safeguarding Conversations, Sam Preston (Safeguarding Director as SSS Learning) gets to the heart of what is not working and explores how we can actually keep our children and young people safe.

13 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston