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AIMCommunity Safeguarding Team

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Matt Evans

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Wesley Williams

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Guy Southam

E-Safety Coordinator


Safeguarding Statement of Commitment

As an organisation we believe that: 

  • The welfare of the child is paramount. 

  • All children and young people, whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious beliefs and/or sexual identity, have the right to protection from abuse. 

  • Children and young people should be respected and valued as individuals. 

  • We should provide a safe, caring, environment with a happy and friendly atmosphere. 

  • We have a responsibility to protect children and young people and report suspected or disclosed abuse to the appropriate statutory authorities. 

  • All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and all AIMCommunity staff (paid and unpaid) have a responsibility to report concerns to the named Designated Safeguarding Lead or Deputy DSL in their absence.

  • We have a responsibility to support and train those who work with children and young people within AIMCommunity.

  • We have a commitment to best practice as far as our work with children and young people is concerned. 


  • To promote, implement and monitor the AIMCommunity’s responsibilities under the Prevent Duty to all students, staff, Trustees and visitors.

  • To promote and embed British Values into the organisation’s procedures and curriculum offer.

  • To set a strategy, objectives and an action plan to achieve the Prevent Duty.

  • To promote AIMCommunity's ethos and values.

  • To break down segregation among different student groups and to engage all students in having a full and active role with wider engagement in society.

  • To ensure student and staff safety.

  • To ensure that AIMCommunity promotes a culture of non bullying, non harassment and non discrimination.

  • To provide support for students who may be at risk, and develop appropriate sources of advice and guidance.

  • To ensure that students and staff are aware of their roles and responsibilities in preventing violent extremism and radicalisation.


Safeguarding & PREVENT Links

Grow Your Vision

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Call 0808 800 5000

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9:30am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

Parent Help Line 0808 802 5544

Text YM to 85258

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Call 0800 1111


To make a referral, call the National Police Prevent advice line on 0800 011 3764, or use the Dorset Police online referral form.


For general advice before making a referral, call 01202 229 319 or email

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