Expanse Learning is an alternative education provider. This means we deliver programmes to young people through our own schools and vocational centers.
Expanse Learning are committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this. Expanse Learning have a range of policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding which cover the 6 R’s; Recruit, Recognise, Record, Reporting, Respond and Review.
Expanse Learning have adopted safer recruitment practices to ensure that suitable people are appointed to job roles.
Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all staff and is included as part of staff job profiles. As part of induction training all staff are required to attend and complete safeguarding training and any subsequent update courses which are provided.
Expanse Learning have processes in place to record learner concerns and staff concerns. Expanse Learning have developed links with Local Authority, LADO and Social Services so that we can direct our concerns to the best people so that they can address them where appropriate. We have clear and visible policies regarding information sharing, to ensure that only relevant information is shared with our partners. We respond with sensitivity to all learner and staff concerns with their welfare always being paramount.
We train all of our staff to recognise the signs of abuse:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Sexual Abuse
Expanse Learning’s safeguarding policy is reviewed annually to reflect new legislation and amendments to current legislation. If required, the appropriate members of the Safeguarding team will hold a serious case review.
If you feel that you need to report a concern to Expanse Learning, please contact our Safeguarding Team below.
Organisational Safeguarding Lead
Designated Safeguarding Officers Are