Training

Are you aware of the London Child Protection Procedures?

16/60 (27%) of you were not aware

22/74 (30%) of you were not aware

A link will be sent out in the Cognus Newsletter.  The London Child Protection Procedures are also referenced in our Child Protection Policy.  Please also click here for more information:

London Child Protection Procedures (londoncp.co.uk)

 

Are you aware of child safeguarding procedures/practice directives issued by your organisation?

2/60 (3%) of you were not aware

4/73 (5%) of you were not aware

We promote safeguarding procedures and practice directives in our Cognus Staff Safeguarding Awareness Training and through the continuous drip feed of safeguarding information in the Cognus Newsletter.

 

Do you know the name, or the job role of the person you would discuss a child safeguarding concern with?

1/58 (2%) of you did not

0/74 (0%) of you did not, although 3/74 (4%) were unsure

We share this information in our Cognus Staff Safeguarding Awareness Training and through the continuous drip feed of safeguarding information in the Cognus Newsletter.  Contact details are also made explicit in our Child Protection Policy and Procedures.  You can discuss a child safeguarding concern with your line manager, Bob Harrison (Designated Safeguarding Lead), Hayley Cameron (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) or Children’s First Contact Service (CFCS).

 

Are you aware of the Sutton LSCP referral and assessment threshold document?

25/60 (42%) of you were not aware

37/72 (51%) of you were not aware

The threshold document was sent out in the Cognus Newsletter at the beginning of the year.  We will send the link out again.  We also discuss the document in our staff training. You are also able to access LSCP threshold document training, please see below:

LSCP_Sutton_Threshold_Guidance_Oct_2020.pdf (suttonlscp.org.uk)

Event : Threshold-guidance-training – 9839 (event-booking.org)

 

If you felt that a concern about a child had not been taken seriously, which one of the following actions would you take?

37/60 (62%) of you would raise with their manager or someone more senior within the organisation

22/60 (37%) of you would use the LSCP escalation procedure

1/60 (1%) of you would do something else

This question was not included in the last S11 audit, so no comparative data.

We regularly promote escalation procedures in our staff training.  There is also a section on the escalation process in our Child Protection Policy and Procedures.

 

When sharing information about a child, which one of the following statements is correct?

2/60 (3%) of you saw the Data Protection Act as a barrier

2/60 (3%) of you felt they must have consent from the parent even if the safety of a child is at risk

56/60 (94%) of you would share the information without consent if a child’s safety was at risk

 This question was not included in the last S11 audit, so no comparative data.

We discuss information sharing and consent in our staff training.  There is also a section on information sharing in our Child Protection Policy and Procedures.

 

If you had a concern about a colleague’s behaviour placing a child at risk, which would be the first step?

53/60 (88%) of you would speak to their line manager or safeguarding lead

7/60 (12%) of you would make a referral to the LADO

We discuss managing allegations against staff in our staff training.  There is also a section on managing allegations in our Child Protection Policy and Procedures.

This question was not included in the last S11 audit, so no comparative data.

Although 61/72 (85%) of you were aware of the role of the LADO and 40/70 (57%) of you knew how to refer.

 

Are you able to access child safeguarding training in your organisation?

57/59 (97%) of you said yes

2/59 (3%) of you were unsure

70/73 (96%) of you said yes.

3/73 (4%) of you were unsure.

We run training sessions throughout the year and regularly signpost to LSCP training in the Cognus Newsletter.

 

Are you able to access LSCP multi-agency training?

25/59 (42%) of you said yes

34/59 (58%) of you were unsure

29/73 (40%) of you said yes

42/73 (58%) of you were unsure

2/73 (3%) of you said no

We promote the LSCP training through the Cognus Newsletter.

Sutton Partnership – Learning Management System (event-booking.org)

 

In the last 3 years, how many LSCP multi-agency child protection training courses have you attended?

38/60 (63%) of you said none

13/60 (22%) of you attended 1 course

8/60 (13%) of you attended 2-5 courses

1/60 (2%) of you attended 6-10 courses

This question was not included in the last S11 audit, so no comparative data. Although 29/73 (40%) of you stated you were able to access LSCP training.  2/73 (3%) of you stated that you were unable to access LSCP training.  42/73 (58%) of you were unsure if you were able to access LSCP training

We promote the LSCP training through the Cognus Newsletter.  We will also do this in LT meetings and spotlight sessions to increase sign up.

Sutton Partnership – Learning Management System (event-booking.org)

 

In the last 3 years, have you attended child protection training in your own organisation?

51/60 (85%) of you said yes

5/60 (8%) of you said no

4/60 (7%) of you were unsure

63/73 (86%) of you said yes

7/73 (10%) of you said no

3/73 (4%) of you were unsure

We have a continuous cycle of training sessions within Cognus.  Training dates for 2021-2022 have been set.  All staff will have access to an annual refresher going forward to be in-line with schools.

 

Do you know how to access learning from Serious Case Reviews/ Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews?

25/59 (42%) of you said yes

34/59 (58%) of you said no

23/72 (32%) of you said yes

49/72 (68%) of you said no

Since March we have been promoting the Child Safeguarding Toolkit and will continue to do so.  You can also access further information on the LSCP website.

www.childsafeguardingtoolkit.org

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – Serious Case Reviews (suttonlscp.org.uk)

 

In the last 3 years, have you accessed the learning from Serious Case Reviews/ Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews?

14/60 (23%) of you said yes

41/60 (68%) of you said no

5/60 (9%) of you were unsure

12/72 (17%) of you said yes

46/72 (64%) of you said no

14/72 (19%) of you were unsure

Since March we have been promoting the Child Safeguarding Toolkit and will continue to do so.  You can also access further information on the LSCP website.

www.childsafeguardingtoolkit.org

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – Serious Case Reviews (suttonlscp.org.uk)

 

Do you know about the role of the LSCP in Working Together to Safeguard Children?

38/59 (64%) of you said yes

21/59 (36%) of you said no

39/71 (55%) of you said yes

32/71 (45%) of you said no

We will put more emphasis on the role of the LSCP in our training sessions.  Please also see below for further information:

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – LSCP Business (suttonlscp.org.uk)

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – LSCP Team (suttonlscp.org.uk)

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – Local Arrangements (suttonlscp.org.uk)

 

Other training requested from LSCP

  • Short awareness course for volunteers

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – Volunteers (suttonlscp.org.uk)

  • Transgender – managing in schools
  • Sexual abuse disclosures – how these should be managed in schools (more information leading on from Everyone’s Invited)

Key Principles in Responding to Sexual Violence

Understanding Child Sexual Abusers

  • Advanced Safeguarding/Level 3 Training

 

Is there anything else you would like to know about the LSCP in Sutton?

  • More about who they are and how to contact

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – LSCP Team (suttonlscp.org.uk)

  • The police’s role. They sometimes escalate things with students and therefore I don’t see evidence of safeguarding in practice in their approach to students that come into contact with them, even when they have SEN.
  • How they deliver support

Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Partnership – LSCP Business (suttonlscp.org.uk)

  • I would like to be sent a list of training that is available to my teams and me.

Sutton Partnership – Learning Management System (event-booking.org)

 

Comparative Summary

Improved from the previous year (2018-2019)

  • Are you aware of the London Child Protection Procedures?
  • Are you aware of child safeguarding procedures/practice directives issued by your organisation?
  • Do you know the name, or the job role of the person you would discuss a child safeguarding concern with?
  • Are you aware of the Sutton LSCP referral and assessment threshold document?
  • Are you able to access child safeguarding training in your organisation?
  • Are you able to access LSCP multi-agency training?
  • Do you know how to access learning from Serious Case Reviews/ Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews?
  • In the last 3 years, have you accessed the learning from Serious Case Reviews/ Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews?
  • Do you know about the role of the LSCP in Working Together to Safeguard Children?

 

Lacked improvement on previous year (2018-2019)

  • In the last 3 years, have you attended child protection training in your own organisation? (Training offer has increased significantly in 2020-2021).

Non-comparative data (2018-2019)

  • If you felt that a concern about a child had not been taken seriously, which one of the following actions would you take?
  • When sharing information about a child, which one of the following statements is correct?
  • If you had a concern about a colleague’s behaviour placing a child at risk, which would be the first step?
  • In the last 3 years, how many LSCP multi-agency child protection training courses have you attended?