Safeguarding and Prevent

  • "The Prevent Strategy was first set out by the government in 2011. The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 has introduced the Prevent Duty."
  • The Prevent Duty has, "Due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism." Anti Terrorism and Security Act 2015: Schedule 3, Section 21.
  • The government has defined extremism in the Prevent Duty as: "Vocal or active opposition to fundamental British Values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutal repect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs." This also includes calls for the death of members of the British armed forces.
British values are defined as: "Democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs." Aspire are committed to encouraging all students, apprentices, staff and partners to respect and safeguard with particular regard to the protected characteritics set out in the Equality Act 2010.
  • The safeguarding of all our learners on all programmes is a critical aspect of our service to you, ensuring that all aspects of your learning journey is achieved in a safe, secure and enjoyable environment.
  • Aspire are committed to our responsibilities for the safeguarding of young people and adults at risk. If you have any concerns for your own or anyone else's safety or wellbeing in training, your workplace or at home, any of our team will listen to you and support you to our safeguarding officers if it is appropriate to do so.
The Anti-Terrorist Hotline is a confidential service allowing you to report concerns around terrorism or suspected terrorist activity. No piece of information is considered too small or insignificant.
  • Telephone: 0800 789 321 (in emergencies always call 999)
  • Textphone: 0800 032 4539