Safeguarding Training for Governors

Bury Safeguarding Children's Board run training courses which are free to governors in Bury schools who contribute to the BSCB budget. Academies and independent schools will be charged £100 for a full day or £50 for a half day with the exception of single agency training, which is £50pp. Schools should be providing their own single agency training. Training courses include Designated Person Safeguarding, Safer Recruitment, Managing Allegations Against Staff, to name but a few.

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Ofsted to focus on Governor Development

 According to the updated School Inspection Handbook (March 2018), when making a judgement on the effectiveness of leadership and management, inspectors will consider the effectiveness of governors in discharging their core statutory functions and how committed they are to their own development as governors in order to improve their performance. How up to date is the professional development of your governing body?

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New Training Venue

The DTC is closing as of 1 September 2017.  Please note that future courses will normally be held at GMFRS Training and Safety Centre, Hinds Lane, Bury, BL8 2GN  (SAT NAV BL8 2AL).  This is a new centre that has excellent facilities and will provide governors with every chance to participate in training in the future. 

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