Invacuation? Educational Seminar and Workshop

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You are cordially invited to the above event which has been arranged in light of the recent Government guidance issued to schools in January 2016 (Nactso Guidance note 1a - Advice to leaders of schools and other Educational Establishments for Reviewing Protective Security).

The seminar has been designed to assist, help and give guidance to schools in managing potentially violent or dangerous situations in or around the school premises. This free event is the first of its kind in West Yorkshire and will be held on 27 June 2016 between 13.00 hours to 16.30 hours.

Light refreshments will be provided on arrival.

Topics covered will be:

  • a presentation on lockdown procedures
  • incidents that may require full/partial lockdowns
  • group workshops dealing with scenarios
  • Q & A session

Full support from our partner agencies will be available following the event.

It will be held at West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Headquarters Training Centre Bradford Road Birkenshaw BD11 2DY. (Please use the A58 (Whitehall Road) access to the training centre car park). We request that only one person attends from your school (Head Teacher, Deputy Head or Business manager) due to limited places.

The above seminar & workshop is in collaboration with the following parties;

Bradford Council, Calderdale Council, Kirklees Council, Leeds City Council, Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police (CTU), WYFRS.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Nowak, Senior Fire Safety Inspector for schools, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

NB. Places are very limited. If you wish to book a place (max 1 per school please) contact Adam Varley by email and he will add you to the list of attendees.  Please note - If the demand for places is high and you are not successful for this session, you will be placed on a waiting list for an additional seminar(s) which will hopefully run in the Autumn term.


Published: 09/06/2016
Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers
Contact: Adam Varley

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