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Keeping You Safe at College

The College is committed to ensuring the safety, health and wellbeing of all of its students and every student has the right to feel safe and protected whilst at College.

As part of every student’s journey they will be educated on ways in which they can keep themselves safe from harm whether it be at College, in the workplace, online or in the wider community.


Physical abuse

People should not touch you in a way that hurts. People should not hit, kick, pinch, burn or push you, or bind or tie you up.

Sexual abuse

People should not:
Touch you if you don’t want them to
Make you touch them if you don’t want to
Say sexual things to you if you don’t want them to
Make you touch the sexual parts of their bodies if you don’t want to
Make you take part in a sexual act with them if you don’t want to

Financial, monetary or material abuse

People should not steal from you. People should not bully you into handing over your money or things you own.


If you have personal care support, people who are there to help you should not neglect or ignore you. People should not take away your rights to basic living needs such as shelter, food and water, clothing and medicine. People should not take away your right to make your own choices.


People should not groom or coerce you into doing things (this means persuade or make you do things) that are against the law.

Online abuse

People should not frighten, harrass or groom you online.

Psychological or emotional abuse

People should not upset you by bullying or teasing you.


People should not treat you badly because of your:


Sometimes young people try to hurt themselves to deal with overwhelming feelings. This can include:

If you have any safeguarding issues or concerns for yourself or another person please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team or a Tutor.

Jeff Stuart, Director of Student Support is the Designated Safeguarding Lead
(07839 777643

Ben Bailey, Student Support Manager is the Deputy Safeguarding Lead
(07839 777649

The team is completed by our Progress Coaches who are our first line responders in supporting students.

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View or download a copy of our safeguarding booklet HERE 

Read our safeguarding policy HERE