Havering College is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for all children and vulnerable adult learners and accepts the responsibility to help safeguard and protect them from harm. For out of hours contact details use the .GOV portal to find the local authority contact details. Additionally calling Childline on 0800 1111 or the Metropolitan Police on 101.
Every member of staff has a responsibility to help ensure the safety and welfare of learners.
Progress Coaches are staff who support students alongside the academic team. They are integral to supporting students and very often students will use them to confide in when personal issues arise. The Progress Coaches will often signpost the students to Student Services for specialist help. The Progress Coaches meet termly with the designated Safeguarding Officers to discuss student issues and plan new support developments. They are available to support students in relation to safeguarding issues.
The Designated Officers are senior college staff equipped with specific training and skills to deal with safeguarding issues for both students and staff. To read more about our safeguarding guidelines please read our safeguarding policy.
Please contact one of the staff below if you have concerns about the safety or welfare of a learner.