Use of Reasonable Force in schools for Teachers, teaching staff and support staff


James Swallow-Gaunt


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This course has been designed to help teachers understand their legal rights and duty of care In dealing with abuse and violence in schools.

The course has been put together following Legal guidance from UK Law and the Health and Safety executive.It is also based on best practice and advice from The NUT (National Union of Teachers) and the ATL ( Association of Teachers and Lecturers).

Upon the successful completion of this course delegates will have a underpinning knowledge of what is the definition of violence in the workplace and how to deal with it as a health and safety matter, whilst ensuring their safety.



Course content

  • What will I learn?

  • Course structure

  • Assessment

  • Introduction

  • Unit 1 understating what is violence in schools.

  • Unit 2 understanding the Law, your rights and your Duty of care .

  • Unit 3 The use of reasonable force to defend yourself and the Law.

  • Unit 4 Treating abuse and violence in schools as a Health and Safety Matter.

  • Unit 5 How to deal with abuse and violence in School the right way to stay safe.

  • Unit 6 what to do if you experience abuse or violence in school.

  • useful information

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