The school Safeguarding Lead is called Joe Pilkington and his 3 safeguarding deputies are Kaz Adelsberg, Jan Duckworth and Paul Deakin.

They work alongside form tutors, teaching and non-teaching staff, pastoral staff and senior managers to ensure the safety and well-being of our students.

Please find information below concerning safeguarding issues.

Safeguarding Newsletter

Prevent strategy

British Values

The Child Protection Policy can be found here.

Safer Sleep For Baby

Our Safeguarding Team

Please find information of our Safeguarding Team Members below.

DITCH THE LABEL is an online community which offers help and support regarding a wide range of issues relating to bullying for students and their families.

Ditch the Label website

This gives  full access to their services, including a blog which has a wealth of support materials, interviews and guides on a wide range of topics. 

Ditch the Label Community

This is a safe online forum where you can sign up and post questions to get advice or give advice to each other going through similar issues. You can also speak to a digital mentor for support and advice.

Tackle Child Abuse

Click to view DFE Child Abuse Campaign Information

Understanding Bereavement

During sad times in our lives when a loved one has past away it is often difficult for a young person to deal with emotions and the great sense of loss. The information below is designed to help a young person(s) come to terms with this loss and answer some of the more difficult questions that they might ask. 

There are also websites attached to each document to help and support students during this time.

Children's understanding of Death
Explaining Funerals, Burial and Cremation to Children
Frightening Events- Supporting Children and Young People
Understanding Grieving Teenagers
What helps grieving children and young people
When a Grandparent Dies The Impact on Children and Young People
When Your Partner Dies Supporting Your Children


Childrens Understanding of Death.pdf

Explaining Funerals Burial and Cremation to Children.pdf

Frightening Events - Supporting Children and Young People.pdf

What Helps Grieving Children and Young People.pdf

When a Grandparent Dies The Impact on Children and Young People.pdf

When Your Partner Dies Supporting Your Children.pdf

Understanding Grieving Teenagers.pdf

Emotional Wellbeing Platform for Students

Welcome to Kooth. is a free, online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for young people in Liverpool* aged 10 to 25.

The Kooth website allows young people to gain anonymous access to advice, support and guidance on any issue that is affecting their wellbeing. From friendship or relationship issues, family disagree-ments or difficult home lives, to concerns around eating, anxiety, stress, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts etc.

Our qualified counsellors are here to give young people the support they need, when they need it.’s live chat service is available from Monday to Friday 12 noon - 10pm, Saturdays and Sundays 6pm - 10pm and is accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop, completely free of charge.

As well as being able to talk to our counsellors, at you can also connect with other young people in monitored forums or get self-help through our online magazine. The large variety of forum categories allows young people to anonymously share their issues and receive positive messages of advice and support from young people across the country. As our forum posts are all checked before they go live on the site we can guarantee every young person a safe and helpful experience.

For more information or to access Kooth, just go to

New Kooth Sign Up

Liverpool Kooth - New ageRange 

New Kooth Presentation Emotional Wellbeing.ppt

Kooth Emotional Wellbeing.pdf

Extra Support During These              Uncertain Times

I just wanted to share this link with you all as I know we all need additional support at different times in our lives. This is a new service available 24/7.

 * Click here to access Shout Webpage

Shout is a 24/7 UK crisis text service available for times when people feel they need immediate support. By texting ‘SHOUT’ to ‘85258’ the Texter will be put in touch with a trained Crisis Volunteer (CV) who will chat to you using trained techniques via text. The service is designed to help individuals to think more clearly and to take their next steps to feeling better.

Shout was publicly launched in May 2019, after a year long pilot phase. It is based on the successful US model Crisis Text Line. Shout is part of Mental Health innovations (MHI), which was founded in November 2017. MHI was set up following the success of The Royal Foundation’s ‘Heads Together’ campaign, which identified how utilising digital platforms and tools has huge potential to offer support services to individuals struggling with their mental health.

Mr. Joe Pilkington

Safeguarding Lead