Preventing Terrorism and Radicalisation within our Communities

What is Prevent?

Prevent is the name given to a national strategy which aims to stop people from becoming violent extremists or supporting terrorism.  Channel aims to help people through a process supporting people at risk of being drawn towards terrorism or violent extremism.

All forms of Extremism

Prevent aims to deal with all forms of extremism including Far Right racist extremism, animal rights extremism and religious extremism. 

Signs of possible radicalisation

Notable changes in behaviour / mood
May begin to express extreme political or radical reviews
Appear increasingly sympathetic to terrorist acts
Appearance may change
Friends may change and may spend excess time on their own 

Making a referral 

By raising concerns and maybe making a referral you can help stop someone you believe is at risk of radicalisation.  They can get support and they may be prevented from becoming involved in potentially violent activities, before any criminal activity occurs.

You can speak to your course tutor or any member of staff, Sheila Dance (Safeguarding Lead) or Wendy Davies (Prevent Lead) about any concerns. Or contact any of the numbers below.  

Further Information 

Home Office www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office 
Anti-terrorism hotline 0800 789321 
Crime stoppers 0800 555111