Community Policy

Burscough Priory Academy work closely with Lancashire Constabulary and are committed to ensuring that all pupils have a safe and secure learning environment within the local community.

The neighbourhood policing team for BURSCOUGH are PC 3893 DAWSON, PCSO 7033 PORTER and PCSO 7265 BROUGHAM.

You can contact the local officers on 01695 566444 or on the Lancashire Police non-emergency number – 101, or via email at

To find out what’s going on within Lancashire Police, visit the force website at

Another way to stay in touch and find out whets going on in the area is by following Lancashire Police on FACEBOOK and TWITTER. Social networking sites like these present us with a fun way of reaching out to more people and proactively interacting with our communities. Through this online site we hope that younger generations in particular will become more involved with policing in their areas and gain a better understanding of what we do and how they can help us make their neighbourhoods safer.

Our presence on Facebook and Twitter is yet another way for members of the public to communicate with us. PLEASE NOTE : You cannot report incidents via these sites. PACT meetings, neighbourhood surgeries and community events will continue as normal.

So keep right up to date with what’s happening in your area by following us at and also

I would also like to encourage all students at BPA to contact the police if they have been the victim of crime, and also if they have any information about a crime that has been committed. However we understand that students may be fearful of being seen talking to the police. If this is the case then you can pass information to the police anonymously using Crimestoppers. Visit the website at or call anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Post 16 providers

Ormskirk School, Ormskirk

Ormskirk School is a secondary comprehensive in West Lancashire, England, created in September 2001 by the amalgamation of two schools in Ormskirk – Cross Hall High School and Ormskirk Grammar School, an investment costing £16 million. The school caters for roughly 1400 students aged between 11-18 and includes its own sixth form for post-16 studies. The school has been awarded Specialist Arts College status.

Runshaw College, Leyland

As a student at Runshaw College, you are at the heart of everything we do. Our simple ambition is that you are happy and fulfilled whilst achieving your dreams and ambitions during your time with us.

Winstanley College, Wigan

An important feature of college life is to be an independent learner. Potential new students are always anxious to find out about what life might be like at college.

Wigan and Leigh College, Wigan

From Construction to Catering, English to Electrical Engineering and Teaching to Travel, there’s a course at Wigan & Leigh College for you.

St John Rigby College, Wigan

At St John Rigby College we encourage all students to be the best that they can be. We have staff who are experts in educating sixth form college students and we have high expectations of our students and of ourselves. If you study here you will be challenged and supported to achieve high grades in a range of qualifications and to take part in activities designed to help you leave College with the best possible passport to university and employment.

West Lancashire College, Skelmersdale

Whether you need advice about money, transport, your course or general advice and guidance, our team of trained Student Services staff are available to help. Whatever your enquiry, we will do our best to make your time with us both happy and successful. Find out more about how Student Services can help you, simply drop in to the Westbank Campus or Ormskirk Campus.

Christ The King, Southport

Christ the King Sixth Form is a thriving and successful Sixth Form. We pride ourselves on being large enough to offer a variety of courses yet small enough to care for individual needs. We offer a very favourable teacher to student ratio, a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities, excellent study facilities, a well-established pastoral support and mentoring system and a friendly and sociable student community.

King George V, Southport

The College offers a very wide range of courses and opportunities designed to equip you with the skills you will need in order to achieve your personal goals and aspirations, whatever they might be. In addition to this outstanding choice, the College also has an exceptional range of student support services designed to help you at every stage throughout your learning journey.

Southport College, Southport

Southport College is a well established independent Further Education college providing a diverse programme of education and training to a variety of learners across the North West. Working closely with schools across Sefton and West Lancashire, Southport College offers a School Links programme for over 250 14-16 year olds who combine studying vocational courses at Southport College alongside their GCSEs in school. Southport College is the area’s largest provider of vocational courses, with nearly 2000 full-time 16-19 year-olds studying a range of qualifications.

Preston College, Preston

At Preston College we pride ourselves on offering an exceptional experience to all our students, whether you are a school leaver looking to study A Levels or a vocational course, or an adult returning to education. Year on year our students achieve outstanding results and many progress to further study either with Preston College or at some of the top universities in the country.

Hutton Grammar School, Preston

Our new Sixth Form Centre officially opened on October 14 2010, though our students had already given it their seal of approval by settling in at the start of the autumn term to enjoy the fabulous new facilities. The purpose built £1m Centre, designed by Bamber Bridge architects Bramley Pate and Partners, boasts dedicated study and relaxation areas, as well as seminar rooms and a recording studio. Students’ accomplishments are the results of their hard work and the combined efforts of their tutors, teachers and parents. We are now proud to add the purpose built Sixth Form Centre into this equation! The future is looking bright for Hutton Church of England Grammar School.

Adult Education Providers

Local providers of Adult Education in Lancashire:

Runshaw College
Ormskirk and Skelmerdale College
Lancashire Adult Learning

Local sports clubs

Local sports clubs in and around Burscough

  • Burscough FC
  • Leyland Netball Club
  • Burscough Netball Club
  • Liverpool and Pembroke Harriers
  • Ormskirk Rugby Club

Information, advice and guidance

Information, advice and guidance (IAG) refers to the assistance provided to young people to help them make the right learning and career choices. Effective IAG, delivered at an appropriate and relevant time, has many benefits. It:

  • increases social mobility
  • prepares young people for a dynamic labour market
  • provides them with the skills to respond to changing career opportunities
  • provides a vital link between personal aspiration and achievement.

Young People’s Service
Connexions Direct
Aim Higher
The Diploma