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

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Foodbank Drop Off Point 


We are pleased to announce that St Joseph's will now be a drop off point for any food you would like to donate to the Raft Foundation. The Raft Foundation was formed in Rossendale, Lancashire by local people to assist communities, families and individuals who are in need within the Rossendale Valley.

If you would like to drop any food items off (not fresh items please) there is a green bucket near the entrance to KS2 (near the hall.) School will ensure that all donations are given to the foodbank for those families in need. If you would like more information please visit


In particular donations of the following would be much appreciated. 


Toilet Roll



Shower Gel


Sanitary Pads

Baby Wipes

Nappies sizes 5 to 6 plus

Baby Toiletries

Washing up liquid

Laundry detergent (powder, liquid or pods)

Pet Food

As the nights draw in and thoughts begin to turn towards #Christmas and bringing those in need a little #comfort and a message of #hope the following little extras would also be greatly appreciated where possible

Advent calendars

Selection boxes

Other chocolate treats

Small Gifts for Men, Women, Children and Teenagers

Rossendale Reports Dog Poo

This is "Rossendale Reports Dog Poo," a project between Stacksteads Country Park Group and the children from St Joseph's RC Primary School. We hope you enjoy it.