All concerns must be reported to the safeguarding section and advice can be sought during normal office hours.
During office hours (Monday – Friday 9am-5pm excluding bank holidays) please contact our safeguarding coordinator, Mark Robson on 0151 522 1013 or email email@example.com or our general office on 0151 522 1103 or 0151 522 1043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are concerned about the immediate safety of a child or vulnerable adult YOU MUST contact Police or Social Services without delay!
If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or adult at risk, do not delay in contacting the police, using 999 if they are believed to be in immediate danger. If a referral is made out of normal hours to the Police or Social Services, you must ensure a report is submitted to the safeguarding section within 24hrs of reporting to Police or Social Services. The below form should be used to submit your report and should also be completed for new allegations which are not urgent.
If you are worried, have any low-level concerns or you are not sure if something is a safeguarding issue, then please do speak to us. We are here to put your mind at ease about any issues you may be concerned about.
If you are considering reporting a historical case of abuse, please read this Victim Reporting Factsheet from Operation Hydrant.
Reporting concerns related to a Catholic SchoolSafeguarding queries involving archdiocesan schools should be directed to the Archdiocesan Director of Education.