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 M Scott
(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

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The school day runs from 8.50am to 3.20pm (32.5 hours per week). Doors open for school at 8.40am and all children are expected to be in class by 8.50am. Children arriving after this time are late and must enter via the school office and a reason for lateness must be given. The school day ends at 3.20pm and children must be collected at this time, unless they are attending a pre-arranged after school activity or have been booked onto our Star Kids After School Club. 


If your child is going to be absent, you must telephone the school office on 01706 873177 by 8.50am.


Our full attendance policy can be found below.