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Giving students
a safe environment

The college staff are committed to providing a safe, positive and supportive environment in which students can learn and achieve their potential and in which they feel valued, supported and protected. Further information can be found in our Safeguarding Policy.

Meet the Team

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Designated Safeguarding Lead

Deputy Principal

Location: A Block


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Pastoral & Safeguarding Manager

Location: The Pastoral Office


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Pastoral Lead

Location: The Pastoral Office

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Location: The LSA Office


Mental Health Officer

Location: The Wellbeing Office


Wellbeing Officer

Location: The Wellbeing Office


Mental Health Officer

Location: The Wellbeing Office


Mental Health 

Location: The Wellbeing Office

Reporting a Safeguarding Concern

In order to ensure that safeguarding referrals are dealt with efficiently and effectively, we have a dedicated team of safeguarding officers who can pick up and respond to any concerns. 


If you have any safeguarding concerns about a student at the college and you think they may need additional support, please contact the college on: 01724 282998 and you will be directed to a  member of the safeguarding team during college hours (9:00-16:00).

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Our Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes of this guidance as:

  • protecting children from maltreatment

  • preventing the impairment of children’s mental and physical 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.


Children includes everyone under the age of 18. 

Safeguarding Files

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education it is a requirement that schools and colleges share relevant safeguarding information or files with the education provision that student moves to. If schools or colleges are aware that their students are progressing onto JLC, please get in touch with the safeguarding team at to arrange the transfer of files. 

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If you have any safeguarding concerns or queries that you need to share with the college, please get in touch:

Call us: 01724 282998

Email us:

Please state whether the enquiry is urgent.


If you are working with a student who is involved in any social care meetings, looked after reviews or any other safeguarding meetings, do contact the college and we will arrange for a representative of the college to attend. 


If any professionals wish to visit a student at the college, or arrange a meeting onsite with a student then please contact us via email.

for Professionals

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