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Investigation training for independent schools

June 7- 9.30 am - 3.30 pm

Effective safeguarding for governors - 19 October

The seminar is aimed at all those who are involved in undertaking investigations in their role, with the use of practical examples and case studies.

7 June 2022


9.30am - 3.30pm

£270 +VAT

Independent Schools

24 King William Street

Areas Covered:

  • The role of an investigating officer
  • How to undertake a fair and lawful investigation
  • Identifying and gathering relevant evidence
  • Taking witness statements (including from reluctant witnesses and pupils)
  • Handling sensitive safeguarding or criminal allegations and the interplay with the police or external agencies
  • Disclosure and sharing of information under the GDPR​

Why Should You Attend?​

There are numerous situations where schools may find an investigation is required:

  • A member of staff raises a grievance or uses the school’s whistleblowing procedure to raise a concern
  • An allegation is made against a member of staff which might lead to a disciplinary hearing
  • A parent raises a complaint and invokes the formal stage of the school’s complaints policy
  • A pupil makes a disclosure which raises a concern about potential bullying or peer on peer abuse​


We hope you are able to join us. If you have any queries, please contact the Events team.

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June 7
9.30 am - 3.30 pm
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