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16 Oct
16 Oct 2019 - 16 Oct 2019

Safeguarding one-day conference

Date: October 16, 2019

Venue: TBC

Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260


BSA’s third annual Safeguarding Conference brings together a range of speakers talking about topics with particular relevance to the boarding sector. This year these will include “supervision” for pastoral staff, working with the Local Authority, mental health provision in boarding schools and updates on other current challenges for boarding professionals.



Programme, with timings:

09:00                      Delegate registration and refreshments

09:30                      Welcome             

                                Dale Wilkins, Director of Safeguarding, Standards and Training, BSA

09:45                       Keynote address - THRIVE

                                Erica Papaglimis, Head of Pastoral Care, Strategic Management Team, Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate

10:45                      Tea/coffee

11:00                      Supervision: safeguarding the protectors

                               Peter Lewer, Training and Development Manager, Education Safeguarding Service

12:00                      County Lines Exploitation: a national perspective

                                DCI Brittany Clarke, Staff Officer to DAC Duncan Ball, NPCC Gangs and County Lines Portfolio

13:00                      Lunch

14:30                      Ensuring Safeguarding Compliance

                                Dale Wilkins, Director of Safeguarding, Standards and Training, BSA, and Sue Duff

15:30                      Mental health


16:30                      Close of conference




London, venue tbc, TBC , TBC, TBC, United Kingdom