Learning from Serious Case Reviews - Free event in Redbridge

News article from May 11, 2016

This month, School-Home Support (SHS) is hosting a free briefing on a recent Serious Case Review 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: Thursday 26 May 2016. Arrival time 09:45am. Start 10:00am – Finish 11:30am

Where: Fullwell Cross Library, 140 High St, Barkingside, IG6 2EA – Hainault Room


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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