We recognise that children in care and young people with experiences of receiving social care sometimes want or need a little extra support.

Children in Care

We offer support and advice to students, including:

  • Children in Care
  • Care Leavers
  • Special Guardianship
  • Adopted students


Social Care

Support for students receiving social care including:

  • Child in Need
  • Child Protection Plan
  • Early Help
  • Intensive Family Support
  • Team Around the Child
  • Students supported by CAMHS.


Youth Engagement Support

We offer support and advice for all students including:

  • Students who have attended a PRU
  • Students supported by CAMHS
  • Students who need someone to talk to.



If you require College representation at a Team Around the Child (TAC), Child in Need (CIN) or Case Conference meeting, please contact the Safeguarding Team on 01302 558447 or Sally MacDonald on 01302 553553 (main switchboard).

We are committed to ensuring our looked after young people and care leavers receive the best opportunities and support to succeed.

Our Safeguarding and wider staffing teams will offer each young person personalised support, which can include the following:

  • Outreach work
  • Advice and guidance
  • Enrichment opportunities
  • Retention and progression support
  • Advocating on your behalf
  • Accommodation issues
  • Support in accessing services
  • One to one sessions
  • Transition support.