Online Training via WSCP:

WSCP Online DSL Forums

All Courses Limited to 5 places per booking


Key safeguarding updates and guest speaker input for Wakefield Education DSL’s on a range of different safeguarding subjects.

Free and open to all Wakefield school & college DSL’s to ensure your school/college is kept up to date in between DSL courses.

Hosted by WSCP’s Safeguarding Advisor for Education with local and national speakers.

DSL Forums via MS Teams, every half term: 3.30pm – 5pm


One member of the DSL team who can then feedback to full DSL team/staff in school/college.

Booking Information

It is strongly recommended to have a rota of attendance between your DSL team to keep updated between DSL courses. Recordings are available.

Forums will be advertised via email.

  • Wednesday 3rd July 2024
  • Tuesday 24th September 2024
  • Wednesday 27th November 2024
  • Tuesday 21st January 2025
  • Tuesday 11th March 2025
  • Tuesday 6th May 2025
  • Wednesday 2nd July 2025

A diary hold and MS Teams link will be sent from wscpevents following your booking.

Further information

For recordings of previous forums or for support with your booking, please email

The topics/speakers in past forums include: 

April 2022 – Wakefield Harmful Sexual Behaviour Panel / Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

September 2022 – Meet the new LADO / Water Safety / NSPCC school offer / Mental Health Support Teams in schools

November 2022 – St Giles – CCE / Risk & Resilience Updates / Public Health Student Survey

January 2023 – UK Council of Internet Safety / Prevent / Social Care & Legal Matters /Court orders

March 2023 –  Wakefield Young Carers Service / Turning Point / Operation Encompass / MASH/ Men at Work – misogyny advice for schools

May 2023 – Social Workers who are now DSL’s -Top Tips / Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) Overview (Unfortunately, we were unable to record this DSL Forum, however if you would like a copy of the slides, please email

June 2023 – Modern Slavery / YGam – Gaming & Gambling Advice / TAS  & Hub Information for School Websites

September 2023 Vaping webinar / Compass offer / School link workers / UK Safer internet Centre – filtering and monitoring.

November 2023 – LADO Updates / Education Psychology Services / Cybercrime – Key Points for Schools / Harmful Sexual Behaviour Panel & Police SVSH updates

January 2024 – Well Women’s Centre / Tips for Child Protection Conferences / Vaping offer for schools/ CPOMS Training Presentation Q and A.

March 2024 – Wakefield Children Vulnerable to Exploitation (CVE) Team / Ivison Trust / Spectrum / Papyrus / NSPCC offer for schools

May 2024 – West Yorkshire Police on Knife Crime / Operation Encompass Updates / Meet the new LADO / Public Health & Turning Point

  • To learn more about our free FACE TO FACE DSL Network meetings for secondary, college and independent school DSL’s, please click here!
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Course Highlights

If you have any specific questions for speakers, please submit these beforehand ASAP to

Wednesday 3rd July

Confirmed so far….

  • Police Safeguarding Unit
  • Prevent
  • Wakefield Our Year

This forum starts at 3.30pm.

Available dates: 7 available to choose from /Register
3 Jul 24 219 places available
24 Sep 24 283 places available
27 Nov 24 287 places available
21 Jan 25 288 places available
11 Mar 25 287 places available
6 May 25 288 places available
2 Jul 25 284 places available

Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership are committed with its obligations under the new EU GDPR Data Protection Act 2018 that came into force on the 25th May 2018 by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect your personal data.

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for a period of 3 years in order to offer upcoming courses, briefings and updates around safeguarding. We use your data to provide certificates once you have attended one of the sessions we provide, and to ensure that we have an appropriate sign in register with your name for fire safety purposes. After the 3 year period we will ensure that your data/information is destroyed in accordance under the new GDPR act.

The personal data that we collect about you are: your name, email, phone number and work address. If you require a copy of the data we hold for you, you can contact us by emailing

Courses are free for the statutory, voluntary and community sector in Wakefield, however failure to attend without giving prior notice may result in a charge to cover costs. You may now be charged for undertaking our training if you are outside of Wakefield. Please see the Charging Policy for full details.

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