‘Prevent’ is a Government strategy designed to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorist/extremist causes.
The Prevent Strategy covers all types of terrorism and extremism, including the extreme right wing and violent Islamist groups.
All Colleges (as well as other organisations) have a duty to safeguard children and vulnerable adults from radicalisation and extremism. This means we have a responsibility to protect children and vulnerable adults from extremist and violent views in the same way as we protect them from drugs or gang violence. Importantly, we can provide a safe place for students to discuss these issues so they better understand how to protect themselves.
We encourage staff, parents and students to: