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					Every Child Matters Audit
ECM Outcome

Stay Safe
SAR Grade 1

This involves: Child Protection policy and procedures

Current Evidence
     Policy developed and reviewed with support from LSCB trainer. Summary document for all staff and ‘credit card’ size reminders. Collection of staff workshops summer 2008 & Autumn 2008 – 293 staff attended in first term plus all new staff given induction 4 trained designated CP officers. Student Services Manager is member of LSCB. 2 more being trained 2008/9 All HR team trained in Safe Recruitment. Training extended to interviewing managers in 2008 Health & safety information provided to all learners in new induction booklet Regular ‘Arrive Alive’ Presentations for students re safe driving Safety inductions in labs and other specialist areas Regular presence of local police community support officers including passive sniffer dogs. PCSOs use new college as a patrol base from Nov 2008 Contribution to ‘Live Life Safe’ Campaign and personal safety MOT Internet safety covered in relevant courses and on moodle with outline info in student planner Plan in place (and tested in 2007 water leakage) Policy and procedure updated in 2007 Displays and visitors support National Anti Bullying Week Guidance booklets for staff and students Group tutorial materials available SS Manager joined Swindon Anti Bullying Group June 2008 Gradual increase in reported bullying issues indicating higher profile for support (2005/6 = 3; 2007/8 = 6) Regular visits from Local Police Community Support Officers including passive sniffer dog New ABC Standards documentation & supporting warning letters Contract with TIPS to support students with behavioural problems Partner agency in Police ‘Gold Group’ meetings 8 students plus youth worker participating in Foundation for Peace Residentials Oct – Dec 2008 Training provided by CAMHS staff re psychosis Emergency Services regularly visit and support theme weeks, open evenings etc.

Action Plan
  Consider top up training electronic module for all staff Train one of CP team to deliver in house level 1 training

Proactive work to promote safety

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Further develop personal safety theme week Develop online internet safety quiz/module Introduce search policy using AOC guidelines and in consultation with Student Council Organise training for tutors and others on mediation skills

Disaster plans Bullying and harassment policies and procedures Crime and bad behaviour prevention

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Multi-agency links

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Explore use of e-tracker disciplinaries function for speedier staff notification of concerns re behaviour Review follow up to Foundation for Peace work Feb 09 Develop link with South West Anti -Bullying Alliance

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Be Healthy
SAR Grade 1

This involves: Healthy lifestyles information and practice

Current Evidence
      Balanced Choice menu options and advice posters in Restaurant Increased availability of water in vending machines and restaurant outlets + free water via fountains – water availability promoted in induction talks Health week visitors from PCT including oral health and smoking cessation Healthy lifestyles advice in a variety of curriculum areas Confide drop in provides leaflets and advice with sexual health focus Smoke - Free Award achieved (SBC) - Smoke Free Site from September 2007 supported by staff & student referendum Discounted gym membership available to all students and staff Popular sport and dance related enrichment courses Cycle sheds and cycle route maps provided – cycle racks increased in number summer 2008 and security improved Appointment of FESCO Sept 08 TIPS staff available for support Anti Bullying initiatives in support of national events with supporting guidance booklets for staff and students Availability of College Counsellors (hours increased to 35 / week in Sept 2008) and Chaplaincy Team Justask@newcollege email facility Peer mentors on rolling recruitment and training programme Vulnerable student transition project with 95% retention rate in 2007/8 Increased hours allocated to Disability Officer in 2008 PCT and Swindon Pregnancy Crisis support for Confide CAMHS links Healthy Schools/Colleges network membership Sustrans involvement in Health Week FE Chaplaincy network Referrals to Swindon Food Bank for emergency support alongside use of college food vouchers

Action Plan
   Continue to increase availability and variety of healthy eating options A number of subjects planning in healthy eating to schemes of work Ensure water fountains are planned into new annexe

Physical health promotion

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FESCO impact review in June 2009

Mental health promotion

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Train specialist LSA with intention to upgrade to mental health support worker

Multi-agency links

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Achieve Healthy Colleges Status (new national criteria being developed)

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ECM Outcome

Enjoy and achieve
SAR Grade 1

This involves: Student enjoyment of learning and their time in college

Current Evidence
                 Perception survey results – 97% would recommend college to a friend in 2008 Student perception survey Freshers Fun Days well received SU events have included profitable well attended parties (Valentines and end of year) plus Battle of the Bands and Charity events Varied programme of eXtras courses with September recruitment event In course variety of enrichments including visits, residentials and visiting speakers eg visits to New York, Florence, Tunisia & Zell am See Overall attendance in 2007/8 for day time courses increased from 77% to 79% (82% for autumn term ’08) Overall percentage of late marks in 2007/8 was 1% Increased investment in team of Attendance Development Mentors from September 2007 436 students placed in HE (UCAS records) in Sept 2008 increase of 16 (4%) on previous year Increase in overall success rates for 2007/8 from 76% to 83% Regular 98% pass rate at A level Successful bid for improved ALS funding from LSC allowing for increased use of LSAs and LSTs (94% increase 2006/7 – 2007/8) Fun Days D of E Award Enrichment Offer – Over 60 courses in 2008/9 83 College Visits in 2007/8 including day trips and residentials Visiting speakers including Barack Obama’s speech writer

Action Plan
  Consider second Fun Day in March of each year Plan SU Charity Days calendar to focus efforts

Student attendance and punctuality

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Develop improved retention strategy to identify early attendance problems utilising new EBS electronic registration Develop ALS infrastructure and strategy to respond to further increase in funding

Achievement and attainment

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Recreational activities

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Develop Enrichment/ECM Passport with rewards for 08/9

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Make a positive contribution
SAR Grade 1

This involves: Community and voluntary activities

Current Evidence
 Over 80 students participated in Voluntary Service enrichment in 2007/8 up from 65 in 2006/7. 85 are on programme in autumn term 2008  Charity contributions in 2007/8 to CALM, Children in Need, Sport Relief and Suzi Lamplugh Trust  Wiltshire Wildlife Volunteers supporting RSJ course  Media and performing arts students produced disability awareness DVD for ‘Working for Opportunities’  Health students’ Africa project  Work experience in care sector courses st  Level 1 sports leaders award course embedded in 1 Diploma Sport involves organisation of borough disabled sports event  Regular programmed perception surveys at pre entry, on programme and completion  Use of QDP to gain benchmarked data on general perceptions  Use of Survey Monkey to conduct 2008 induction survey, exams survey and travel survey  SU constitution rewritten in 2008 involving SU executive and Regional NUS Officers  Learner involvement strategy approved by governors  Second student governor / sabbatical officer appointed July 2008  Student Council launched with first meeting in November 2008  Response to student opinion eg increased recycling and cycle spaces  Liaison with YOT  Presentation by visitors from Wiltshire Criminal Justice Board  8 students plus youth worker participating in Foundation for Peace Residentials Oct – Dec 2008  PCSOs use new college as a patrol base from Nov 2008  ABC Student College Agreements and contracts developed and reinforced with other documents  New Parent / Carers booklet includes Student College Agreement  Moodle resources in place re Rights and Responsibilities  Citizenship work with Pre 16s, and successful 16+development fund bid

Action Plan
 Develop Certificate in Volunteering  Develop volunteering modules for AQA Bacc

Consulting learners

 Improve variety of modes of feedback to learners

Reduction in youth offending and anti social behaviour Understand rights

 Develop Citizenship strategy for 16+ cohort  Pilot AS Citizenship group for 2008/9

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ECM Outcome Achieve economic well-being
SAR Grade 1 Preparation for working life
              Differentiated Careers assignments and CV models available for tutorials and on Moodle Career planning assignment in some vocational courses eg Business & ICT Work experience components of CACHE courses Preparation for Work week piloted in summer term 2008 Promotional visit for Army FE Bursary Scheme Nov 2008 Personal Finance Theme week each January with external visitors and tutorial materials FSMQ on money management with student involvement in theme week CV guidance New ID fraud group tutorial materials produced IFS qualifications leading in online testing pilot 08/9 Support from local banks for personal finance workshops linked to maths courses Variety of employer based visiting speakers within curriculum areas eg public services, Accounting, Law etc Employer engagement as part of curriculum quality health checks Next step partnership   Develop work experience offer Follow up pilot ‘Preparation for Work’ week

This involves:
Information, advice and guidance

Current Evidence
   Appointment of full time Careers / Aim higher / HE Adviser 462 contacts with College Careers adviser 2007/8 (4% increase) Successful matrix Excellence award in November 2006 and reassessed in Nov 2007

Action Plan
 Develop Quality mark strategy for new standards

Development of skills needed for economic wellbeing

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Explore personal finance qualification Young enterprise abandoned in 2007/8 – need to explore alternatives

Multi-agency links

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Develop links with Citizens Advice Bureau via Chair of Governors Work towards quality standard re employer engagement / responsiveness


				
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