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

Designated staff for Safeguarding and Child Protection at Ormskirk School:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): Mrs E Stewart (Assistant Head)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL): Mrs P Anderton (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL): Miss J Breckon

Safeguarding Administrator: Mrs J Woodland

Please contact the above staff via Mrs Woodland if you have any safeguarding or child protection concerns. Contact Details.


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:


CEOP -  (for reporting online abuse)

Childline -

Samaritans -