Student Welfare and Safeguarding

Worried About a child?

Call 999 if the child is in real danger now

If you are worried about a child or young person, or think they are being abused, even if you are unsure, please contact Plymouth Gateway on 01752 668000 and Select Children’s Services – Option 1. Alternatively, you can email:
You can also contact the NSPCC Helpline on 0808 800 5000

The NSPCC have launched a dedicated helpline for children and young people who have experienced sexual harassment, assault or abuse at school, and for worried adults and professionals that need support and guidance, including for historic abuse:
New NSPCC helpline, Report Abuse in Education on 0800 136 663

To contact a member of the College Safeguarding team you can contact (NOT TO BE USED FOR URGENT CONCERNS)

Support out of College

Please refer to the Plymouth Online Directory for an extensive directory of support or access to services, using the following link - If you are worried about or need support with abuse. – your online mental wellbeing community – support with bullying, sex and relationships, abuse, feelings, home and families, school – emotional support and information around housing, sexual health, and mental health


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