Coronavirus Covid-19

Please find here copies of education-related resources and information to support your activity during this period. As the situation and advice changes so quickly, please remember to check the date of any of the resources before you use them so that you are seeing the most accurate information. Our Covid- 19 information and resources will be stored in Essential Information


  • Safeguarding training for schools and education settings

    We provide the following training courses that are available free of charge to schools and settings in Southwark:

        - designated and deputy designated safeguarding leads initial two-day induction training
        - designated and deputy designated safeguarding leads two yearly one-day refresher and/or half-day update training

    Training is delivered by John Guest, Catherine Rushforth and Apo Çağırıcı. Training is usually arranged through your school's designated safeguarding lead, but if you require any further information, please contact the Schools Safeguarding Coordinator Apo Çağırıcı ( , 020 7525 2715)

  • Safeguarding training for school governors

    Bespoke safeguarding training for governors that is delivered in your school/setting is available and can be arranged through LA’s Governor Training Co-ordinator Ela Cleary (, 020 7525 5107)

  • Southwark Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) courses

    SSCP offers multi agency safeguarding courses on different safeguarding topics. These courses also provide a good opportunity to meet and share experiences with professonals from other partner agencies such as Children's Social Care, Health, Police, etc. These courses can be accessed and places can be booked on Southwark's training website My Learning Source via the following link:

    Southwark Safeguarding Children Partnership Courses

  • Southwark's face to face safer recruitment training for school staff and governors:

    For further information: Southwark's safer recruitment training

  • NSPCC's online safer recruitment training:  

    NSPCC's online safer recruitment training

  • FGM training providers:


    Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation