The Prevent strategy is a key part of CONTEST, the Government's counter-terrorism strategy. This strategy aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The strategy aims to respond to the ideological challenge of terrorism and those who promote it, prevent people from being drawn into terrorism, and work with sectors and institutions where there are risks of radicalisation. The College and its students will:
Indeed we have developed a College Prevent strategy which as a student you need to read and understand.
The College recognises and supports the promotion of fundamental British Values to all staff and learners and as a learner you may be challenged to reflect and abide by these values of:-
Any student who has a concern regarding Prevent, even if these concerns relate to the actions/words of other individuals, they should raise these issues with either their Tutor or alternatively a dedicated manager in the College who is:-
The College recognise that it needs to refine reporting option to those students who are not located on the College main site or are on work placement. Hence, if you have any concerns simply click on the report a PREVENT concern button below and then complete the form. You can then submit this form to the College for consideration by a college manager.
Attacks in the UK and abroad remind us all of the terrorist threat we face. Police and security agencies are working tirelessly to protect the public but it is also important that communities remain vigilant and aware of how to protect themselves if the need arises.
National Counter Terrorism policing has provided advice to the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.
The police service has released the short public information film called 'Stay Safe: Firearms and Weapons Attack' which sets out the key options for keeping safe should the worst happen. You can watch the film on the National Police Chiefs' Council YouTube account.
The Police advice in terrorist attacks is to 'run, hide and tell' - guidance which can be applied to any place.
Call 999 - What do the police need to know? If you cannot speak or make a noise listen to the instructions given to you by the call taker.