Central sessions

Please refer to your school's SLA for the cost of each session and ensure you have the authority to book before proceeding.  A charge will be incurred for non attendance or cancellation within 48 hours for both face to face sessions and zoom - please see cancellation policy)

All face to face training is done following government guidelines.

  • New Staff safeguarding
    Zoom
    31 Jan, 15:30 – 17:30
    Zoom
    The aim of this training is to help to understand what is meant by child abuse and neglect, how to recognise common signs of abuse and how to act if you have concerns about children’s care or safety, plus how to keep yourself safe by ensuring you follow your schools code of conduct.
  • New Staff safeguarding
    Zoom
    02 Feb, 14:45 – 16:45
    Zoom
    The aim of this training is to help to understand what is meant by child abuse and neglect, how to recognise common signs of abuse and how to act if you have concerns about children’s care or safety, plus how to keep yourself safe by ensuring you follow your schools code of conduct.
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher
    Zoom
    04 Feb, 13:30 – 15:30
    Zoom
    This session is amended annually to ensure Designated Safeguarding Leads are kept up to date with current issues and guidance.
  • Level 2 Award in Fire Safety. Accredited (RQF) 1 Day
    Newburn Activity Centre
    08 Feb, 09:00 – 16:00
    Newburn Activity Centre, Grange Rd, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8ND, UK
  • New Staff safeguarding
    Zoom
    08 Feb, 13:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Zoom
    The aim of this training is to help to understand what is meant by child abuse and neglect, how to recognise common signs of abuse and how to act if you have concerns about children’s care or safety, plus how to keep yourself safe by ensuring you follow your schools code of conduct.
  • Link Governor
    Zoom
    09 Feb, 17:00 – 18:30
    Zoom
    Governors are facing an increasing level of scrutiny in Ofsted inspections. At CES we encourage Governors to not only participate in school-based staff training but to also attend a session specifically designed to enable Governors to fulfil their statutory duties.
  • Annual Governor refresher
    zoom
    10 Feb, 16:00 – 17:00
    zoom
    This session is for governors who have not had any safeguarding updates this academic year It is a repeat of the session we have delivered in schools for governors.
  • New/Full Designated Safeguarding Lead Training
    Gateshead Marriott
    11 Feb, 09:00 – 16:00 GMT
    Gateshead Marriott, Gateshead NE11 9XF, UK
    This training is specifically designed for staff who have been asked to become a Designated Safeguarding Lead or Deputy. Only after completion of the course can they act as Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher
    Zoom
    14 Feb, 15:30 – 17:30
    Zoom
    This session is amended annually to ensure Designated Safeguarding Leads are kept up to date with current issues and guidance.
  • Accredited 1-day De-escalation and Physical Intervention programme
    Newburn Activity Centre
    15 Feb, 09:30 – 16:00
    Newburn Activity Centre, Grange Rd, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8ND, UK
    This is an accredited 1-day programme which comprehensively covers all aspects of dealing with serious incidents in schools. The training is designed to support staff members in dealing with low level behaviour through to high risk behaviour.
  • First Aid at Work (3 Days)
    Newburn Activity Centre
    16 Feb, 09:00 – 18 Feb, 16:00
    Newburn Activity Centre, Grange Rd, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8ND, UK
    The learner will attain knowledge and the practical competence required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations. Meets employer’s legal obligations Compliant with Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 Guidelines 3 year qualification
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher
    Zoom
    16 Feb, 15:30 – 17:30
    Zoom
    This session is amended annually to ensure Designated Safeguarding Leads are kept up to date with current issues and guidance.
  • Safer Recruitment - Full Day
    Mercure George Washington Hotel
    02 Mar, 09:00 – 16:00
    Mercure George Washington Hotel, Washington NE37 1PH, UK
    This full day session ensures delegates are up to date and compliant with all requirements of the Safer Recruitment process and expectations. The course is fully accredited through the Safer Recruitment Consortium, working alongside the Lucy Faithfull Foundation.
  • Single Central Record
    Zoom
    09 Mar, 11:00 – 12:00
    Zoom
  • New Governor Safeguarding training
    Zoom
    09 Mar, 16:00 – 18:00
    Zoom
    Governors are facing an increasing level of scrutiny in Ofsted inspections. At CES we encourage Governors to not only participate in school based staff training but to also attend a session specifically designed to enable Governors to fulfil their statutory duties.
  • Safer Recruitment Refresher
    Zoom
    11 Mar, 13:00 – 14:30
    Zoom
    Although there is no requirement to update ‘Safer Recruitment training’ this session is aimed at those who feel they would benefit from a refresher. Please note this session is not accredited.
  • Governor Network
    Zoom
    16 Mar, 16:00 – 18:00
    Zoom
    An opportunity for governors to meet colleagues in similar roles. Attendees are encouraged to send in any agenda items which they would like to discuss, before the session, and we will do our best to accommodate these.
  • Accredited 1-day De-escalation and Physical Intervention programme
    Newburn Activity Centre
    17 Mar, 09:30 – 16:00
    Newburn Activity Centre, Grange Rd, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8ND, UK
    This is an accredited 1-day programme which comprehensively covers all aspects of dealing with serious incidents in schools. The training is designed to support staff members in dealing with low level behaviour through to high risk behaviour.

Course costs

Courses are free for schools who have Enhanced Service Level Agreements unless otherwise stated.

Schools who have Core Service Level Agreements can access discounted courses and a number of free courses.

For those who do not have an SLA, there is a minimum charge of £75 per course.

Cancellation policy

The following charges will apply...