FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE SAFE-GUARDING

Safeguarding Statement

Fairfield Farm College is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and vulnerable adults. We believe that all children, young people and vulnerable adults have an equal right to protection from abuse, regardless of their age, race, religion, ability, gender, language, background or sexual identity and consider the welfare of the child/young person/vulnerable adult is paramount.

We will take every reasonable step to ensure that children, young people and vulnerable adults are protected at college and in any setting that we are supporting them. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.

We enable all our staff and those who work with us to make informed and confident decisions regarding safeguarding. We expect everyone (staff, board, partners, volunteers and anyone working on behalf of the College) to have read, understood and adhere to this policy and associated policies and related procedures.

Trustees and staff, including volunteers, at Fairfield Farm College (FFC) are required to support the following philosophy statement in accordance with the principles contained within the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998 and Working Together to Safeguard Children (DfES) 2006.

All individuals have the right to:

• A safe learning environment.
• Confidentiality in respect of personal information, if this does not infringe the rights of other people.
• Access information relating to them and their circumstances.
• Make informed choices about their circumstances.
• The right to the protection of the law and access to the judicial process.

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OUR COLLEGE

Fairfield Farm College is a Specialist College for students with learning disabilities; it is a registered Charity, with residential, day and weekend courses. We are situated in the village of Dilton Marsh in Wiltshire. Our 26-acre farm site includes well-resourced teaching and vocational learning areas, a student common room, conference room, café and a farm shop.

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Location

FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE

43 HIGH STREET

DILTON MARSH

WILTSHIRE 

BA13 4DL

Phone & Email

01373 823028

admissions@ffc.ac.uk

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