Blended Positive Handling in Schools
100 Minutes E Learning & 3 Hours
Anyone who works with children and young people with limited time.
This course has been specially designed to teach the same content as the Positive Handling in Schools course but the delivery is divided into 100 minutes of e learning modules (to be completed at any time by the delegates) followed by a 3 hour (half day or twilight) face to face session which teaches delegates physical skills.
The aim of this course is to provide guidance and instruction for school staff in the underpinning of legal knowledge and physical skills necessary to enable them to be able to safely control and restrain pupils in line with current UK Law and Guidance.
Delegates will leave the course with knowledge and understanding of:
- The relevant sections of the Education Act 2011
- The Common & Criminal Law and in relation to the use of physical force for the purpose of controlling and restraining pupils.
- The relevant sections of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 in relation to the use of force to control and restrain children.
- The Department of Education Guidance for Schools in England issued in 2011.
- The relevant sections of the Children Act 1989, the Human Rights Act 1998 and the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the child in relation to the use of physical force.
- How to minimise the risk of death by positional asphyxia and the risk of injury to staff and children in line with current statute and guidance.
- The Health and Safety requirements of using force in the workplace.
- What techniques should not be used, consistent with Coroners recommendations and various reports, guidance and statistical evidence into the use of children.
- How to apply the appropriate and effective physical skills competently for the purpose of controlling and restraining violent children.