Learning from Serious Case Reviews - Free event in Bexley

Learning from Serious Case Reviews - Free event in Bexley

News article from September 27, 2016

Next month, School-Home Support (SHS) is hosting a free briefing on a recent Serious Case Review in Barking & Dagenham which identified lessons to be learnt for schools. The aim of the briefing is to highlight the implications from the report, how best your school can meet its recommendations and how SHS services may be able to assist you.

Target audience: Head teachers and Safeguarding Leads

Book now: Limited places available. Complete the online booking form today.

When: Wednesday 19 October 2016. Either 10:00am – 12:00pm or 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

Both slots will be run identically.

Where: Peareswood Primary School, Peareswood Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 3PR

Case summary:

In August 2013 a female child H (aged 8) died whilst in the care of her mother.

The review details a number of key recommendations including:

….instigate in maintained schools …., a review of the use of directly employed parenting support advisors (and other comparable roles such as pupil welfare co-ordinators) the aims of which would be to:


  • Clarify and define boundaries for the work of these valuable individuals
  • Recognise the need for and introduce minimum standards of management and reflective supervision
  • Offer ideas for the development of a supportive network of those fulfilling such roles


If you would like any further information, please contact Evelyn Korankye.

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