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Bereavement Message 9th February 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce Mrs Janet Jackson, one of our most long serving and loved teachers, died on Sunday 7th of February. Many of pupils and their families will have worked closely with, and known Mrs Jackson as a Science teacher, Form teacher and in her role as SENCO - helping and supporting pupils and their families. School staff and our counsellor are available to help and support pupils. There is Professional help available and information please see below. Please get in touch if you need our support we are here to help you in whatever way we can. Our thoughts are with Mrs Jackson's family at this time.


Need To Talk

Please call any of the safeguarding staff below

  • Mr Francis – 07925 397787

  • Mr McKune – 07925 397790

  • Mrs Hall – 07752 700311

  • Mrs Savage – 07752 700305


Help Resources and Links

  • Mental Well-being Support Anxiety UK - A charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with anxiety. Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon to Fri 9.30am to 5.30pm)

  • CALM - Campaign against living Miserably, for Men ages 15-35 Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (Daily 5pm to midnight)

  • Mental Health Foundation - support for mental health concerns website:

  • MIND - Meeting mental health needs. Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri 9.00am to 6.00pm)

  • No Panic - support line for panic attacks and OCD. Phone: 0844 967 4848 (Daily 10.00am to 10.00pm)

  • Give Us A Shout - Immediate support by text for people of all ages. Website:   Text: ‘SHOUT’ to 85258

  • PAPYRUS - Suicide prevention team

  • Rethink Mental Illness - supporting mental health all ages. Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4.00pm)

  • Samaritans - supporting those experiencing feelings of despair. Phone: 116 123 (Free 24 hour helpline)

  • CAMHS - CRISIS team for under 18 years old. Phone: 0808 196 3550 (24 hours)

  • Alder Hey CRISIS Team - supporting mental health and distress. Phone: 0151 293 3577 (24 hours)

  • Kooth App - to help with mental wellbeing for young people website:

  • Calm Harm App - for young people at risk of self-harming website:  

  • Childline - website  or Phone: 0800 1111

  • YPAS - Providing mental health and emotional wellbeing services for Liverpool’s children, young people and families website or Phone: 0151 707 1025

Contact the School

Penkford School

Wharf Road
WA12 9XZ

Main Contact: Ms A Kyle

Report an Absence: Mrs R Savage

Safeguarding: Mr D Francis or Mr J Mckune

Family Support: Mrs Y Hall

SEN: Mrs J Jackson

Curriculum: Mrs N Laughton

Careers: Miss F Maxwell

Tel: 01744 678745
Fax: 01744 678748

SEN Contact: Mrs Janet Jackson

SEN Email:

Penkford School. Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 9XZ

Tel: 01744 678745 | Fax: 01744 678748 | Email:

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