In this second episode of the ABC of Safeguarding podcast, Delyth Lynch meets Lara Pigott, deputy head and designated safeguarding lead at Broomwood Hall preparatory school in London.
Lara talks about her career moving from the state to the private sector and how her love of teaching emerged early on in life.
She talks about the challenges presented by the five day turnaround rule for new pupils and how her school has reacted to the death of Queen Elizabeth.
She also talks about why staff are being reminded of the importance of body language and eye contact in active listening.
Listen in for some wonderful insights into the every day life and work of the country’s school safeguarding leads.