Safeguarding and Prevent

Safeguarding and Prevent

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.  Safeguarding is the duty of care we all have to ensure all children, young people, adults and vulnerable adults are safe from harm.  Harm is described as any of the following; physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, institutional abuse, neglect, self-neglect, domestic abuse, modern slavery.  

Abuse of any form can manifest itself in a variety of ways such as physical injuries, emotional and behavioural changes, alcohol and substance misuse.  All of us must be aware of any signs and symptoms that may be a factor of abuse taking place.  If any form of abuse is suspected, please contact any of the below telephone numbers and seek support.  

Aspire Education Academy work closely with many Local Authorities.  Aspire Education Academy’s Local Authority is Bury and our Local Authority Designated Office is Mark Gay who can be contacted at 0161 253 5342 or the safeguarding concern is related to an adult in need of safeguarding support, Bury Safeguarding Team’s telephone number is 0161 253 5151.  

The Prevent duty is the duty in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 on specified authorities, in the exercise of their functions, to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.  If there are any suspicions that radicalisation or extremism is taking place, then please contact the Aspire Safeguarding Team on the above telephone numbers.  Alternatively, please contact the North West Prevent Co-Ordinator, Nigel Lund at remember that in any emergency situation, 999 will be an appropriate and effective response should life be in danger due to safeguarding or Prevent Duty.

For information on Modern Slavery and County Lines please find our statement here:


Please find our latest Safeguarding resources here Safeguarding Resources

All of our Tutors are equipped with tailored resources such as Run, Hide and Tell posters introduced by the Counter Terrorism Police found here 

Aspire were officially awarded the Leaders in Safeguarding accreditation in May 2019 read about the award here: 


Please contact our Safeguarding team with any concerns. No concern is considered too small or insignificant.

Call: 07447128894


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 with our safeguarding officers if it is appropriate to do so.