We care about the safety of our students and everyone at New College Swindon supports our duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students.
If you have any concerns about a your wellbeing or safety (or that of another student) then you should talk to your progress coach, teacher or a trusted member of staff. Alternatively you can speak to a member of the safeguarding team (details below).
The safeguarding team can be contacted via Student Services or alternatively via mobile 07815 828322 or email email@example.com.
If you need help or support when the College is closed you can contact one of the following helplines:
Other sources of support are:
Under the Prevent Duty, we have a legal duty to highlight the dangers of radicalisation and involvement with violent extremist ideas. We are conscious to balance this with our responsibility to promote freedom of expression. It is not about preventing students from having political and religious views and concerns, but about supporting them to use those concerns or act on them in non-extremist ways.
In College, all our members of staff have mandatory training on the Prevent Duty. Our Progress Coaches use resources to highlight to students the dangers of radicalisation and in particular online grooming. If you have any concerns, please contact the Safeguarding Team: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also report terrorism related content to the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit.
We are dedicated to promoting values that prepare you to live and work in modern Britain by developing your understanding of: