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Safeguarding

East Norfolk Sixth Form College is committed to the principle that it is always unacceptable for a learner to experience abuse of any kind and recognises that it has a responsibility to safeguard the welfare and wellbeing of all learners.

It will do so through commitment to safe practices and the creation of a ‘supportive culture which includes respect, openness and honesty and which recognises and champions diversity and individual need’. This statement applies to all staff, including senior managers and Governors; paid staff, volunteers and sessional workers; agency staff; students and contractors.

Our commitment:

  • The welfare of all our learners is paramount
  • All learners, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity, have the right to equal protection from all types of harm or abuse
  • Working in partnership with learners and other agencies is essential in promoting a safe learning environment

We will always seek to provide:

  • Protection for learners at our College
  • Staff and volunteers with guidance and training in procedures they should adopt in the event that they suspect a learner may be experiencing, or be at risk of harm.

We will seek to safeguard all learners by:

  • Valuing and respecting them as individuals, providing them with opportunities to share their concerns and listening to them
  • Adopting safeguarding practices through effective procedures and training that reflects current legislation and guidelines
  • Providing a code of conduct and staff charter (code of positive behaviours)
  • Delivering Safer Recruitment and effective screening procedures
  • Sharing information about concerns with agencies who need it, and involving learners and their parents/carers appropriately
  • Reviewing our policy and practice annually

To view a copy of East Norfolk's Safeguarding Policy click here.


Privacy

Data Protection (General Data Protection Regulations 25th May 2018)

The East Norfolk Data Protection policy has been revised to ensure it is compliant with the GDPR that came into force in May 2018. Privacy notices and consent forms have been updated, and the College has appointed a Data Protection Officer Lisa Bell who can be contacted on 01493 662234 or email dpo@eastnorfolk.ac.uk.

East Norfolk has updated the Data Protection Policy which includes details of the Privacy Notices, shown below. 

For further information on GDPR go to the Information Commissioner's Website.