Our top priority at Oakley College is the safeguarding of our young people. We follow safer recruitment legislation and guidance for all staff and volunteers and have access to expertise within our Local Authority and other specialist agencies and services. All staff receive safeguarding and prevent training as part of their induction. If you, or your Son/Daughter have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads.

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Ros Leach
Ros LeachHead of College - Lead DSL
Gordon Tillman
Gordon TillmanCEO - Deputy DSL
Jill Beacock
Jill BeacockDeputy DSL
Lynsey Ritchie
Lynsey RitchieDeputy DSL

Safeguarding line/ College office – 01732 207950

Please leave a message outlining your concerns and we will get back to you.

If a young person is in immediate danger call 999

Alternatively, you can contact your local authority:

Kent County Council

If you or the person you want help for are over 18 years old:
• call 03000 41 61 61 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)
• call 03000 41 91 91 (outside of office hours – for emergencies only)
• text relay 18001 03000 41 61 61
• email

East Sussex County Council
Call: 0345 60 80 191