Ormskirk school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Ormskirk School’s responsibilities in relation to safeguarding mean that the school will refer all cases of suspected abuse to Children’s Social Care.

  • The school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be viewed here
  • The COVID-19 Safeguarding Annex can be viewed here

Designated staff for Safeguarding and Child Protection at Ormskirk School:

  • Policy Leader / Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL):

Mr A White (Years 7 to 11)
Mrs E Stewart (Years 12 and 13)

  • Deputy DSL(s):

Mr J Burnham (Head of School)
Mrs J Hamill

Please contact the above staff via the school office if you have any safeguarding or child protection concerns.


Other useful numbers:

Emergency services: 999

Non-emergency police: 101

Children’s Social Care: 0300 123 6720 (out of hours number 0300 123 6721/3)

NSPCC helpline: 0800 800 5000


Useful Web links:

NSPCC - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/fighting-for-childhood/about-us/contact-us

CEOP - http://www.ceop.police.uk/reportabuse/index.asp  (for reporting online abuse)

Childline - https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/

Samaritans - http://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us