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25 May 2022 08:45 | Course type: Skype/online meeting | Audience: PSHE Leaders; Senior Leaders; ECTs; RQTs and School support staff.

Essential information for senior leaders and anyone delivering PSHE in primary, secondary and SILC settings. 

Key update from Raminder Aujla about peer on peer abuse and sexual harassment, plus a morning of live workshops on hot topics and essential real life issues to support the delivery of PSHE, SEMH provision and the creation of an inclusive environment in school.

Recorded workshops will also be available to watch at a time convenient to you. 


Download a full agenda here. 

Key note: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment in Schools – A whole school approach

    • Raminder Aujla MSc (Advanced Safeguarding), Team Manager, Education & Early Years Safeguarding Team, Leeds City Council

Please note that workshop sessions may be subject to change.

Workshop session one: (choose from one of two sessions);
1) County lines (Carl Morton St Giles' Trust)
2) Schools of Sanctuary (Katherine Hogg, Leeds Church Institute and Anna Mason Lawnswood School)

Workshop session two: (choose from one of two sessions);
1) Conspiracy, extremism, and critical thinking (Julia Holden, Safer Stronger Communities Team, Leeds City Council) *please note that this session will not be recorded.
2) LGBT+ inclusion and considerations (Kat Denvir, Chair of the LGBT+ Staff Network, Leeds City Council)

Workshop session three (choose from one of two sessions);
1) A new approach to teaching ‘Violence Awareness’ (Sarah Whitehead, Education Liaison Officer, West Yorkshire Police)
2) Cannabis & young people, what you need to know (James Pierce, Drugtrain)

All live workshops will be suitable for all phases in all settings.

A selection of pre-recorded sessions on hot topics to support PSHE and RSHE delivery will also be available on the day for you to watch at a time to suit you.

Recorded workshops include:

  • Breastfeeding (Public Health),
  • Working with education to protect young people from exploitation (Children's Society).

Where possible sessions will be recorded and will be available to delegates for 12 months after the event.

Meet the speakers here!


All sessions are designed to provide updated knowledge and practical tips to take back to school.

Download a session outlines and learning outcomes here.

County Lines:

    • Unpack and explore the realities and consequences of county lines, gang exploitation and serious youth violence. Perspectives from previous perpetrators and victims combined with relevant case studies, aid audiences in gaining an authentic and credible understanding of this complex and cross cutting issue.

Schools of Sanctuary:

    • Learn about the sanctuary movement and hear from Lawnswood school about their vast experience of working with children from sanctuary seeking backgrounds and already achieving Schools of Sanctuary status for the school.

Conspiracy, extremism, and critical thinking:

    • Interactive session exploring the history of conspiracy theories and how this has increased during Covid 19. It will look at similarities to extremist narratives and exploitation, why people believe in conspiracy and the importance of critical thinking. The workshop will also look at some of the tools to support critical thinking.

LGBT+ inclusion and considerations:

    • An open discussion session and workshop in respect of challenges that face schools in respect of LGBT+ inclusion including topics like parental engagement, building personal confidence in matters and intersectional considerations.

A new approach to teaching ‘Violence Awareness’:

    • Current best practice in helping children understand violence in communities and social media including no cost lessons and resources from West Yorkshire Police.

Cannabis & young people, what you need to know:

  • Improve your knowledge of Cannabis and explore the relationship of young people with cannabis.


Health & Wellbeing Service

Booking information

This conference is not part of the Health & Wellbeing service level agreement.

Cost per delegate:
£25 for schools with any current Health & Wellbeing Service SLA,
£75 for schools with no Health & Wellbeing Service SLA.

To enable schools to attend both workshops throughout the day, delegate places for this conference are being offered on a 'buy one get one free' basis.

The morning will be hosted by Mondale Events and your booking link will take you to our virtual conference platform. From this webpage you are able to click onto links to enter the workshops of your choice on the morning, you do not need to pre-book your workshop choice.

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