"Scrutiny of students' work shows that the quality of achievement in the college is good for most groups of students at Key Stage 4, including disabled students and those with special educational needs."

Ofsted 2014



Desborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
Further policies are also available to view on the main Policies and Procedures web page.
Links to External Organisations (click on the logo to visit the site)
CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. They protect children from harm both online and offline.
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111, have a 1-2-1 chat online or send an email.
For advice and support if your the victim of bullying or know someone who is.

The NSPCC protects children across the UK. They run a wide range of services for both children and adults, including national helplines and local projects.

Kidscape provides:

  • A Helpline offering support and advice to parents of bullied children.
  • Confidence building sessions for children who are bullied.
  • Advice for Parents & Carers, Professionals and Young People themselves.
  • A national comprehensive training programme on child safety and behaviour management issues.
Booklets, literature, posters, training guides and educational videos on bullying, child protection, and parenting.
Barnardos offers advice and support covering all aspects of home life.
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead provides a wide range of support, counselling and activity based services for young people within Maidenhead and the surrounding areas.
This site is for anyone with an interest in the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people in Berkshire
Stonewall Education for All campaign – Stonewall’s campaign against homophobic bullying. If you are under 21 please visit our Youth site. If you are someone who works with young people, a parent or a carer, please visit the education for all site.
Do you need help in supporting your mental health needs, or do you know someone who might need help or support? If so TalkOutLoad is the right place. Their website will provide you with information on how and where to get help and support. Don’t be afraid to Talk out Loud about your mental health needs.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.
Mental Health Stigma Programme Silver Accreditation
The aim of ‘Prevent’ is to stop people becoming or supporting terrorists and to do this by challenging ideologies, protecting vulnerable individuals and supporting institutions, such as schools.

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Drugs and alcohol awareness

Drugs and alcohol awareness is a vital part of a young person's education, leading into adulthood. By talking openly with them about the issues, you can help them to stay safe and make positive choices. It’s never too early to raise the subject, and it’s far better that you provide them with straightforward, factual information than for them to be misinformed by their friends. This booklet will help you to be better informed.

Click here to download the booklet.