Mandy Parry is a Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board (BSCB) registered safeguarding and child protection trainer. We are proud to have had Mandy in our network since 2014 delivering in-house courses on child protection in our establishments as well as developing new courses to keep up with recent developments such as Prevent, Safer Internet and her newest course, Effective Supervision.
Mandy is an extremely experienced, confident and engaging trainer. With a degree in dramatic arts, she initially worked in a challenging comprehensive school. As training manager for the newly established Knowle West Sure Start, she trained the entire staff team in Child Protection.
She gained considerable experience of child protection case work in a disadvantaged community, as well as group facilitation, partnership working and participative working with service users.
Mandy worked as a Trainer for the Social Care Training Department Children and Young People’s Services within BCC, with special responsibility for developing and delivering training in Child Protection, Equalities, Total Respect, the Common Assessment Framework and skills for managers.
outdoor learning advisor
Claire has over 20 years of experience in both formal and informal education and in a wide range of sectors.
Claire is a member of the Institute of Outdoor Learning and The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and also holds a Master’s Degree in Outdoor Learning.
She has extensive knowledge and expertise in advising staff how to plan, prepare and execute educational visits in either the UK or overseas, ensuring that the appropriate health and safety criteria are met and that the venture is also an enjoyable and memorable learning experience for all involved.
As a nationally accredited trainer, Claire is able to offer quality training for Educational Visits Coordinators and Group/Party Leaders. She also provides bespoke training.
In her spare time, Claire extends her passion for the outdoors by playing hockey, walking, cycling, riding, paddling and occasionally caving!