The Designated Safeguarding Leads Network is a group of colleagues working in schools and academies in the local area.
Schedule of meetings for 2018 to 2019
All meetings are 8.45 am arrival and refreshments for a 9.00 am start. The dates for 2018/19 are:
Please note tickets for each event will be available here 3 weeks prior to each meeting. All delegates must register for the event in advance. Tickets are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Attendance at two DSL meetings out of three can be certificated as evidence of Safeguarding Policy Update training. Please make sure you sign in at each event. The certificate can be obtained by emailing email@example.com with the dates of the meetings you attended.
Information from previous meetings
|Date of Meeting||Downloads|
|12th February 2019||
|10th October 2018|
|22nd May 2018|
|6th February 2018||
Main Presentation 6th February 2018
|18th October 2017||
DSL National and Local Update
|18th May 2017|
|9th February 2017|
Useful resources for DSLs are now available to download via the DSL resources page.
Safeguarding Training Programme
Please use the link above to view and book any of the training courses. If you have any trouble securing your reservation, or require more information, please email us and somebody in the team will be happy to assist you: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the following email addresses to send over your concerns, including sending MARF’S:
Designated Safeguarding Leads in Schools Next Day Notification (Project Encompass)
The next day notification to schools started on Monday 5th December 2017. This is to inform the DSL (or named contact) that the day before a child has witnessed a Domestic Abuse incident which the police attended.
Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board ensures that agencies are protecting children from harm and safeguarding their well-being.
To sign up for the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board newsletter, please use this link here. When you have entered your email address and clicked on 'Submit', scroll through the list of updates and check the ones you want to receive.
For the ADSL page, click here.
New Joint Protocol between Social Care and CAMHS
The Joint Protocol between Social Care and CAMHS has been revised: (Protocol for concerns around self-harm and safeguarding) This Protocol aims to promote effective joint working between Nottingham City Children’s Social Care, the Targeted Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service’s (CAMHS), the CAMHS Children Looked After Team and Nottingham Healthcare Trust’s Community CAMHS and CAMHS Crisis team. The protocol will ensure a coordinated approach to self-harm where there are also Child Protection or Safeguarding concerns. The protocol has been updated, please see link here. FREE Training on the Joint Protocol is available from SHARP please contact the team at email@example.com