FGM Awareness Training for Schools and Academies

FGM Awareness Training for Schools and Academies

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is recognised in KCSIE as a key safeguarding thematic topic, therefore it is essential all staff understand this subject.

Our FGM awareness pack includes a full course for staff new to the topic and a refresher course for those that have previously completed full training.

What is covered in the full course?

  • The term Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Types of FGM
  • The practice of FGM
  • Indicators of FGM risk
  • Health consequences of FGM - immediate and long-term
  • Legislation, government policy and protection orders
  • Mandatory reporting duties
  • The multi-agency role in relation to FGM
  • Best practice requirements

What is covered in the refresher course?

  • Legislation
  • What is FGM?
  • Factors that may indicate a child may be at risk of FGM
  • The immediate health effects
  • Long-term health effects
  • The origins of FGM
  • Reasons FGM is practised
  • Reporting duty

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, SEND Schools and other post 16 settings.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • All existing staff – Teachers, LSAs, HLTAs, TAs, Support Staff
  • All new recruits in roles named above as part of the induction process
  • Governance
  • Volunteers

The Admin dashboard


Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site


Staff complete a course via any PC, Mac, Smartphone or Tablet. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Time to complete course

Approximately 1 hour

Course Video duration

25 minutes

CPD points

  • Provides a training audit trail to evidence compliance with statutory requirements on inspection
  • Stores CPD certificates for future access
  • Fully CPD accredited

Includes access to selected Safeguarding Webinars.

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