– Lancashire Police spokeswoman
This allegation, like any allegation involving the wellbeing of young people, is being taken extremely seriously and will be thoroughly investigated as our priority is the safeguarding of young people. We are in the early stages of this inquiry and are working closely with the school and the local authority to establish the circumstances. No arrests have been made at this stage.
The head teacher and five members of staff at a primary school in Blackpool have been suspended.
The council is investigating claims that pupils were ill treated at Revoe Primary School in Blackpool