The safeguarding team offers advice and support to designated safeguarding leads (DSL’s) managers or heads of early years provision by phone, Microsoft Teams or email about any issue relating to safeguarding.
We work closely with other professionals in children’s social care, education, health and ofsted. We aim to support settings so that all children have the best life chances in a safe and secure setting.
- Safeguarding support meetings can be arranged on a 1-1 basis for case reflection/support/general discussion about any issues relating to EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements or particular issues.
- Designated safeguarding lead (DSL) forums are organised termly; this is an opportunity to network with other DSL’s/share good practice and keep up-to-date with current legislation and guidance.
- DSL Group supervision is available to DSL’s facilitated by an Educational Psychologist and co-facilitated by the Early Years Safeguarding Coordinator. These run monthly on an annual basis from September to July.
For further advice and support please contact the Early Years Safeguarding Coordinator on 020 7527 3154.
Priority Early Learning Funded Places
The Priority Early Learning team coordinate childcare placements for children who are in need and identified as a priority by Islington Children’s Services, Whittington Health, early education providers and other health and early help professionals.
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