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Safeguarding at ǿ means we care about the health, safety and wellbeing of all our learners.

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The health, safety and wellbeing of learners at ǿ are of paramount concern to us. We listen to our learners and take safeguarding seriously.

To promote a safe environment, our staff selection and recruitment procedure includes all checks on staff and regular volunteers’ suitability, including Disclosure and Barring Service checks, as governed by current legislation. All staff are trained in Safeguarding and Prevent.

If you have concerns about the welfare of a learner at ǿ, please contact the College Safeguarding Team.


The Wellbeing and Support Team provides a safe and confidential service in which we offer one-to-one support and guidance to help learners through any barriers faced whilst studying at ǿ.

Our team has the relevant skills and experience to support you with a wide range of issues and equip you with the tools to improve your mental fitness. We have an online  with a wide range of information and resources that will empower you to build resilience and support your wellbeing.

If you want to speak to anyone, you can do so via the , or by emailing wellbeing@petroc.ac.uk

Meet the Safeguarding Team

Dr Jason Jones

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Pete Gammon

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Simon Scotthorne

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Kimberly Carr

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Emma Mills

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Debbie Keates

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Lorna Young


Safeguarding Policy 2023


Safeguarding Disclosure Form


Keeping Children Safe in Education Policy

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