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Supporting our learners

The safeguarding phone is available as follows:

Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00

Fridays 08:30 to 16:30

Telephone 07535 056856.

For support outside of these hours:

Learners aged 16-25 who live in a Hampshire postcode can access Kooth.

All other learners can access

Keeping Our Learners Safe 

Eastleigh College holds, as one of its highest priorities, the health, safety and welfare of all young people and vulnerable adults involved in courses or activities that the College are responsible for. We are committed to promoting practices that protect young people and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or significant harm and to the creation of a safe environment for young people and vulnerable adults through robust safeguarding practices.

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and young people and protect them from harm, including: 

  • protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
  • preventing harm to children’s health or development
  • ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
  • taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.

We recognise the importance of supporting our learners to develop the skills and knowledge to stay safe both in and outside of College; understanding that safeguarding concerns can occur in a variety of settings including the digital environment.

College staff recognise and accept their responsibility to develop an awareness of the risks and issues involved in safeguarding. As an education provider and in accordance with the relevant government legislation the College is committed to working with Hampshire Safeguarding Childrens Partnership and other agencies to ensure the safeguarding of its learners. 

Useful links

Covid-19 support for parents and carers to keep children safe online
(Government publication)


Solent Mind

Papyrus UK

Stop Domestic Abuse UK

If you or someone you know is at risk of harm from themselves or others, you can contact the Safeguarding Team by filling out the referral form below. We will contact you as soon as possible.

Remember if you or someone else is in immediate danger call 999.

Submit a Safeguarding Concern

We will only use the information provided to contact you about your Safeguarding enquiry. Please follow the link below to see a copy of our data protection and privacy notices.

For urgent assistance please call us directly on 07535 056856.

Eastleigh College is committed to doing the right thing when it comes to how we collect, use and protect your personal data. For more information please click here.