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Section 175 Audit

On 4th December 2017 more than 40 colleagues from our schools attended a Section 175 (Education Act) Schools Safeguarding Audit Learning Event in the Council Chambers, Civic Centre.  The event was introduced by Steve Ashley, Chair of the LSCB

Attendees heard presentations from the LSCB Business Unit about themes arising from the last audit carried out in 2016 and plans for the next audit in 2018; from Hillingdon Early Intervention & Prevention Service about school exclusions in a safeguarding context; and from Hillingdon Early Support Service about inclusion and safeguarding in a SEN context.

CDOP (Child Death Overview Panel)

Hillingdon now run their own CDOP, following a split from the London Borough of Ealing.  CDOP arrangements are now administered by the LSCB Business Unit.

Child Protection in Sport

Following the disturbing disclosures of abuse made by former Premier League footballer, Andy Woodward, in November 2016, national media has highlighted serious concerns regarding the safety of children at organised sports clubs in the UK.

Early Help Assessment

Following consultation with key stakeholders the Early Help Assessment documentation has been revised.

LSCB Training 2017/18

The LSCB Business Unit is in the process of finalising training dates for the next financial year and see the new dates for Prevent workshops.

For more information on the above topics, please read the full Newsletter below.