The policy and procedures aim to ensure that:
1. The Chesterfield College Group provides a safe environment in which all users, with particular reference to college children, young people and vulnerable adults, can learn and in which College users can operate, flourish and progress; this includes students who study and work on courses away from College premises.
2. The Chesterfield College Group is committed to the elimination of discrimination, on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity. It is the right of every student to study without fear of harassment or bullying even if it is not directed at them.
3. The College recognises the problems associated with bullying and harassment and are committed to providing an environment in which all individuals can operate effectively, confidently and competently. If a complaint is brought to the attention of management, it will be investigated fully in line with the college complaints and compliments policy and procedure.