'Evacuation – Invacuation – Lockdown' Seminar and Workshop

To be completed by: Fri 26 May 2017

Time: -Fri 26 May 2017 | Venue:

West Yorkshire Safer Schools Forum would like to bring a training date to your attention.

We would like to invite your Headteacher or Deputy/Assistant Head or Business Manager to attend a training event which has been arranged following the publication of Government guidance issued in January 2016. 

This seminar and workshop has been designed to give guidance to schools in managing a potentially violent or dangerous situation in or around the school premises.

This  free event will be held on the:

  • 14th June 2017

The event will be held between 09:00hrs and 13:00hrs at West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Headquarters Training Centre, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY.

Topics covered will include:-

  • Presentations covering:-
    • Invacuation (including Lockdown)
    • Evacuation for reasons other than Fire (including silent evacuation)
    • School Site Security
  • Workshop scenarios which may require invacuation/lockdown and/or evacuation
  • Q & A session


The above seminar and workshop is in collaboration with the following parties – Bradford Council, Calderdale Council, Kirklees Council, Leeds City Council, Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, North East CTU and West Yorkshire Police.

If you would like to attend please contact Adam Varley by e-mail and he will add you to the list.

Please note the courses fill up quickly and are limited to one attendee per school.

Please send a ‘replacement‘ if you are unable to attend or give Adam as much notice as possible so alternative candidates can be found.



Gary Laird                                                                         Sara Waterall

Chair - West Yorkshire Safer Schools Forum           Vice Chair – West Yorkshire Safer Schools Forum

Calderdale Council                                                        Wakefield Council


Published: 03/02/2017
Audience: All Head Teachers and Business Managers
Contact: Adam Varley

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