Policy in Practice Training for Schools and Academies

Policy in Practice Training for Schools and Academies

This course is designed to explore the relationship between policy and practice and how this effectively drives standards forward. The comprehensive content explores how this aspect of governance directly impacts on all staff and promotes best practice.

What is covered in this course?

  • How legislation impacts on safeguarding though statutory policy
  • The purpose of safeguarding policy
  • The purpose of Child Protection policy
  • How policies in a wider context impact on safeguarding
  • The relationship between protocols and policy and their impact on best practice
  • Duty of Care
  • How policy forms the framework for best practice to develop a collective responsibility

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Private Nurseries, Maintained Nurseries, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, and SEND Schools.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance and Ofsted Common Inspection Framework requirements, training is advised for the following roles:

  • Senior leadership teams
  • Middle leaders
  • Governing Body / Trustee Board members
  • Business Managers

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

13 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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Pricing and how to buy

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