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East Sussex National, Little Horsted, Uckfield
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Target Audience
Childminders / Childminders - EYEE Childminders / Designated Safeguarding Leads / EYFS Lead / EYFS Practitioners
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Course description

This conference aims to share best practice in relation to safeguarding provision in Early Years Settings. A range of speakers and workshops will showcase approaches to improving provision in settings with particular reference to local and national priorities such as managing children’s harmful sexual behaviour, responding to domestic violence and abuse, and keeping children safe online.

Safeguarding is everybody’s business; the conference will support Early Years safeguarding leads in improving knowledge, skills and confidence, keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with the latest legislation and frameworks, and providing access to a range of examples of best and innovative practice across a range of challenging agendas.

Please note : Registration and refreshments are at 09:00; the Conference will start promptly at 10:00.


Before you submit a Booking - Please refer to the attached workshop documents, choose the two workshops you would like to attend and enter the workshop codes into the Special Requirements box, before you click the Submit button.

Training objectives

All delegates will have access to inputs from the police, school improvement safeguarding advisers, and the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO), as well as their individual workshop choices.

Learning outcomes

All delegates will enhance their understanding and confidence in relation to key safeguarding issues for Early Years Settings.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates
A maximum of one delegate per organisation. Any further bookings will be put on a waitlist and will be confirmed nearer the time, if places are still available. If you are submitting more than one booking request, please make your first choice clear by adding a note to the special requirements box.

Target Audience
Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and Deputy DSLs in East Sussex; Private Voluntary and Independent (PVI) Early Years Settings, Maintained Nurseries and Academy Nurseries.  If places allow, this may be opened up to further audiences nearer the time, at which point, those particular audiences will be notified.


Start Date
Wednesday 16 October 2019
End Date
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 1 October 2019
10:00 - 15:30
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