Safeguarding children is EVERYONE’s responsibility. 

If you see or hear anything that worries you, no matter how small, please contact:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Course Director, 
John Taylor
 via Bryanston Gatehouse: 01258 452411 during the course or email

The Deputy DSL, Course Secretary, Cathy Bothwell :
tel: 07875 252244 or email:

The Chair of the Management Committee, Chris Burnand: tel: 07748968597 or email:


If you cannot contact any of the above, or you are dissatisfied with the way that they have dealt with your concerns,  you should contact:

the Chair of the JACT Summer Schools Trust, Judith Mossman:

or the relevant external agency, such as Dorset Local Authority Designated Officer Patrick Crawford: tel: 01305 221122


If the concern is a wider one about the welfare of one of the students, the relevant social services are:

Dorset's Central Children's Social Care Team

Bath Road
Sturminster Newton
DT10 1DR
United Kingdom


tel: 01258 472652