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Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College


Ivybridge Community College is committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors.  Safeguarding is a priority with arrangements in place to ensure everyone’s safety on College premises and during off-site activities.

The College ensures that safeguarding legislation and guidance are adhered to and taken into account when developing and revisiting policies, procedures and associated arrangements.

The College provides a safe physical environment for its students and staff, ensuring that the campus and premises are of a good standard.

The College has a Designated Safeguarding Lead: Ms Samantha Ball and a Safeguarding Team.  The College has policies and procedures in place to deal effectively with child protection and safeguarding issues together with recording and monitoring processes.

It is a condition of employment that all staff are trained to an appropriate level dependent on their responsibilities.

The College's commitment to safeguarding is paramount to the success all students.  College Governors, Senior Leadership and the Safeguarding Team will ensure that all policies and procedures are kept up to date and in line with the latest advice from government.

Student Welfare and Safeguarding Team

Sam Ball 

Gill Taylor 

Sharon Hughes

Debbie Smith

Clare Barnes

Dave Leonard

Simon Whitehorn





Sam Ball     

Sam is the Assistant Principal for Student Services.  This incorporates the Inclusion Team and Student Welfare.  She is the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the College.

Sharon Hughes 

Sharon is our Student Welfare officer.  She is available to talk with students who may be struggling at the College or home.

Jenny Hill 

Jenny is our Assistant in Student Welfare.  She is available to talk with students who may be struggling at the College or home.

Clare Barnes  

Clare is our Attendance Officer and Student Welfare Advisor.  She is responsible for all issues around attendance working with students, teachers and parents.

You are welcome to contact the Safeguarding Team at

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