Safeguarding

We have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students under the age of 18. We have developed a Safeguarding Policy on Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults that aims to meet these duties.

To read our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy in full, click here.

The policy includes child protection, prevention of bullying, harassment and discrimination, dealing with attendance issues and meeting the needs of sick students and security.

If you, as a student at the College have any concern about your wellbeing, safety or rights, then you should:

 

If you are concerned about risk of harm to a young person or vulnerable adult, contact: 

Bryn Youds
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
01823 366506 or email youdsb@somerset.ac.uk 

In the event that you are unable to speak to him please contact: 

Mark Nettle
Designated Safeguarding Lead
01278 441247 or email nettlem@bridgwater

If neither are available, contact Somerset Adult Social Care on 0300 123 2224

 

Safeguarding our students is of vital importance to us. You should let the Centre know straight away if you have any concerns about your welfare or the welfare of another student.

We will treat all our students with the respect they deserve and expect our students to show the maturity and responsibility of adults when they are at any of our centres.