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Student Safeguarding for Parents

Student Safeguarding for Parents

The College fully recognises its statutory and moral responsibilities for safeguarding our young people and providing them with the information and tools they need to keep themselves safe.  We continually review our safeguarding systems in response to government guidance, social trends and emerging dangers. 

For full and comprehensive information on our safeguarding team, policies and procedures, please click here

Below you will find a curated list of external support for parents/guardians who might have safeguarding concerns for their child.

Useful Resources for Parents:

The recent developments in online education mean we need to support our students to stay safe and well online more than ever.

We have collated a range of helpful websites for both parents and students to use in order to stay safe online:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection

Current information on Apps, Games and Social Networking sites 

Guide for Parents and Young People who have got into trouble online 

Guide for Parents on Online Radicalisation and Extremism 

Supporting young people to report nude images 

When a young person loses control of a nude image of themselves, it can be very distressing. It's important that young people don't feel judged when this happens and they are reassured that they haven't done anything wrong. You should also follow your organisation's child protection procedures. 

 

Online Safety Guides:

Here you will find a number of quick and easy to understand guides for parents/carers, concerning various aspects of the online world, to help you better understand what your child could potentially being exposed to: