Hub Model

Hub Model

Elevated levels of consultation for a 12 month period with the delivery of an agreed number of standard courses at specified “Hub” sites.

Training Delivery

A staff development event designed to be combined with other risk mitigation strategies, which aims to reduce the risk of unauthorised items including knives being brought into schools.

Participants can include:

School staff that have agreed to conduct searches and have been authorised to do so by the Headteacher

12 per Course + 2 Observers

Example Observers

Policy owners (Headteachers) 

Members of The Board of Governors & PTAs.

The Training event will include: 



Practical exercises in search – observation, demonstration, practice and competency confirmation.

Techniques included – person, items carried and metal detector searches.

Each Hub acts as a center for developing locally appropriate policies, protocols, procedures, documentation and good practice for The Mitigation of Risk - Knives in School Through Search & Confiscation.


Once developed good practice is shared between the Hubs and The commissioning authority.

In addition each Hub will act as a training venue for delivery of  The Mitigation of Risk - Knives in School Through Search & Confiscation for 12 participants and 2 observers.


Each Hub will allocate places for the training either from local staff or staff from similar educational establishments.


Note: The techniques have been updated to ensure the safety (Covid 19) of all persons through social distancing.

Contact Us

If you'd like to book a consultation or you have any queries about our consultations, don't hesitate to get in touch using the contact form below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Excel Group LTD

The Office,

5 Rockside,

Mow Cop,

Stoke on Trent,


Company Registration Number: 10996148

Company VAT Number: 313 8828 93