Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Adults at Risk at WMC

Safeguarding and Protection of Children & Adults at Risk; Training Update, Policy and forms

Useful forms & Guidance

Service Level Agreement 2013/2014, Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Adults at Risk Guidance Flowchart, Multi Agency Request for Services Form (under 18's), Adult Protection Form (over 18's), Pre-CAF Assessment Form, CAF Form, Form for recording marks on the body, College' Approach to Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Adults at Risk' information leaflet, Safeguarding Risk Assessment & Risk Management Plan Template, External Workers Information Pack & DBS Confirmation, Guidance: Responding to an E-Safety Incident, Responding to Missing Persons/Police Enquiries, Anti Bullying Assessment & Monitoring Proforma.

Safeguarding FAQs

Useful links

Key Legislation and Statutory Guidance; The Children Act2004, Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education (DfES), No Secrets: Guidance on protecting vulnerable adults from abuse (DoH), Working Together to Safeguard Children - A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children March2013 (HM Government), Help Children Achieve More (formerly Every Child Matters: Change for Children), Safe from Bullying in Further Education Colleges (DCSF), Seven golden rules for information sharing, NIACE: Safer practice, safer learning.

Briefings & Updates


Includes; Curriculum Staff Log (ALS), Curriculum Support Log Notes, Additional Learning Support Staff Handbook, Referral to ALS form, Curriculum Support Information - link to BASIL website.

Issues supported by Additional Learning Support; Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Alcohol and Young People, Anxiety, Asperger’s syndrome, Asthma, allergies and respiratory problems, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, Depression, Diabetes, Down’s Syndrome, Dyslexia, Eating Disorders, Epilepsy, Fragile X syndrome, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Manic Depressive Disorder, Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Muscular Dystrophy, Prader Willi Syndrome, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Repetitive Strain Injury, Schizophrenia, Self-harm, Sign Language, Spina Bifida, Stroke.

Learning Resource Centres

Libraries have adopted the name Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) because we are about a lot more than just books.

Includes information on e-books, resource requests and withdrawals, LRC Induction requests and off-air recording requests.


Careers Education Programme - This is a suggested programme for delivery by tutorial staff. All lessons plans and materials are available by clicking on the appropriate links.

Entry / Level 1 / Level 2 Programme Outline and Materials

Level 3 Programme Outline and Materials; Careers Express - Level 3 Resources and Lesson Plans

 

Additional Resources; Careers Resources, Staff Guide to adding Higher Education References to UCAS APPLY, Writing an effective Personal Statement and Writing References.

Pastoral Support Mentorsare available at college to work with students who have been identified as at risk of being withdrawn or not achieving their course. We support students by identifying and helping to solve problems which prove to be a barrier to learning.

This can be by a referral from a personal tutor, other members of staff and self referral.

Mental Health Specialist Support Information document contains
  • Guidelines on How To Help
  • Helplines & Useful Links
  • What To Do in a Crisis (Summary)
  • Practical Guidelines Chart
  • Best Practice, Confidentiality and Reasonable Adjustments (including Exams).
  • Particular Difficulties in College for Students with Mental Health Problems.
  • College-wide Issues, Facts & Figures.
  • How to contact us, who we are and what we do

Student Counselling Service; including Crisis Support and Confidentiality and Data protection Act

ESOL Information, referrals, etc.