Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people. We expect all
staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or
welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs Elder
(Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Scott
(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).
St Joseph’s participates in Operation Encompass.
Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse,
school will be advised that the child has been involved.
Please see school website for further details
The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be
found here. SAFEGUARDING AND CP POLICY
We welcome new children to our school to every year group.
Please contact school directly for help with nursery applications; a copy of our Nursery Admissions Policy can be found below.
If applying for a Reception Class place to start in September, please apply online at http://www.lancashire.gov.uk. The Governing Body determine and implement the Admissions Policy; our oversubscription criteria can be found on the policy, a copy of which is below. If you are applying for a place in Reception during the year because you are wishing to change schools, please contact school directly on 01706 873177 to find out if places are available.
Year 1 - Year 6
We are happy to admit pupils at any time during the school year providing we have places in that year group. Please contact school directly on 01706 873177 to find out if places are available. If the year group is full please contact the Pupil Admissions Area East Team on 01254 220711/01254 220614. They can advise on school places in the local area and how to make an appeal. More information can also be found at http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
Parents and carers are welcome to look around school at any time; please call school on
01706 873 177 to arrange an appointment time convenient to you.