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Effective School Site Management

Training dates throughout the year:

Fri, 21 Jun 2024
Virtual, Online
Virtual, Online
Fri, 18 Oct 2024
Virtual, Online
Virtual, Online

This practical training event aims to provide essential guidance and valuable information to support the effective and efficient management of school premises. The course will provide practical insights into how to run an effective school site. Ideal for anyone who has responsibility for school facilities, be it as a new career or for anyone who has been in the role for years.

It will consider the day-to-day operational challenges whilst maintaining statutory compliance and health and safety management. It will provide trips and tricks to make your life easier and more efficient whilst ensuring you are able to provide a top class service to all premise users, both during the school day and beyond.

The course will take a no frills approach to health and safety compliance, what is really needed and how to audit and check processes and procedures. It then looks at improving school operations and procedures, the wider implications of site security, safeguarding, contractor commissioning and personal development.

This Masterclass will enable you to:

  • Discuss and develop the complexities and scope of the role

  • Confidently manage legislative compliance

  • Understand simple health and safety responsibilities

  • Link site management to safeguarding

  • Effectively work with contractors on site

Your facilitator: Martyn Palfreyman

Martyn is currently Head of Education Outcomes for a large Local Authority. Having originally trained as a primary teacher, Martyn has been privileged to teach in primary, secondary and Further Education, working as both a Secondary Headteacher and senior leader in a number of settings. He has worked in both academies and LA schools and has a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of school leadership from curriculum development through to school business operations, community engagement, sixth form and governance. Martyn worked at a large Local Authority as a senior manager in the £300m Building Schools for the Future team and project managed 10 new school builds/refurbishments. He has been recognised as an open, honest, hands on leader who is able to get back to basics and make a difference. He is passionate about creating a positive step change in the education and life chances of young people and believes collaboration, partnership and teamwork is the key to success. Away from work he is an accomplished musician and maintains sanity as a musical director for amateur dramatics and choirs. He is married with two secondary age children.

Facilitated by:

Mr Martyn Palfreyman

Head of Education for a large Local Authority
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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Virtual, Online
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