The College aims to fulfil its duties to safeguard & promote the welfare of children/young people by:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe learning environment for all children & young people
  • Developing and implementing procedures to identify and report cases, or suspected cases, of abuse, including allegations against staff
  • Working with other agencies to support children/young people who have been abused
  • Raising awareness and understanding of child protection issues with staff and implement safe recruitment procedures
  • Raising awareness and understanding of child protection issues with children/young people, equipping them with skills to keep them safe

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment;
  • Preventing impairment of children’s health or development;
  • Ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
  • Taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes

If you have concerns regarding the safety or wellbeing of a student please contact one of the designated staff below at the College, on 01977 657600:

Designated Safeguarding Person with responsibility for Child Protection Issues:

  • Mrs J Collins – Assistant Principal, Student Wellbeing & Safety

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Persons:

  • Mr D Fairhurst – Inclusion Manager
  • Mrs A Jarratt – Assistant SENCO
  • Mrs L Allen – DSL Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs B Semper – Designated Safeguarding Governor

For more information please see our Safeguarding policy:

Resource Download
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy – Some policies linked within this document are currently under review Download File
Safeguarding Team Poster Download File
Extremism & Radicalisation – A Guide For Parents Download File
Young People’s Safeguarding Charter Download File
ParentInfo – Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online Visit Site
Operation Encompass Download File
Knife Crime Download File
LADO Parent / Carer Download File
Signs of Safety Download File
Exam Top Tips Download File
Educate Against Hate Visit Site
Barnardo’s Real Love Rocks Visit Site
Complaints Procedure Visit Site