Lancaster Girls' Grammar School is fully committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students.

The health, safety and well-being of every student is our paramount concern. We ensure continuous development and improvement of robust Safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of Safeguarding amongst our staff. Please see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a student's welfare. We will usually ensure that our concerns about our students are discussed with her parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the student's welfare.

If you have a concern that a child might be being neglected or abused:

Call: 0300 123 6720

Out of hours: 0300 123 6722

If you think a child is in immediate danger: Don't delay call the police on 999

The NSPCC: The NSPCC website has advice about the signs, symptoms and effects of child abuse and neglect.

If you have any concerns regarding safeguarding please contact any member of the School's safeguarding team:
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss S Bellin

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads

Mr D Green

Mrs S Mason

Mrs M Roberts

Miss R Jolleys


In conjunction with Lancashire Police, LGGS is involved in a national initiative called “Operation Encompass”.  The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident.

Following an incident, children will often arrive at school distressed, upset, worried and unprepared.  Operation Encompass aims to ensure that appropriate school staff are made aware early enough to help and support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included.

At LGGS our Operation Encompass lead in school is Miss Bellin, Deputy Headteacher. This is a valuable initiative that means we can help and support students and their families within our school when they need us most.

You can find out more information by visiting the Operation Encompass website:

Operation Encompass: