Welcome to

Saint Joseph's RC

Junior, Infant and Nursery School



Saint Joseph's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and members of the wider school community to share this commitment.



Who to Contact with Concerns

Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact our designated person(s) for safeguarding:


Mr. G. Needle – Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL) and Headteacher


Or, if he is unavailable, one of the Deputy DSLs:

Mrs. A. Lyons – SENDCO

Mrs. G. Graham – Pastoral Leader

Mrs. S. Pendleton - Child Care Club Leader


Should you have any concerns in terms of safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact the designated safeguarding leader.


If the allegation concerns the DSL, you should contact Michael Pemberton (Chair of Governors), via school who will arrange for the Chair of Governors to call you as soon as possible.



Useful Links

Oldham Safeguarding Children Partnership (OSCP formerly Oldham LSCB)

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

Safeguarding Policy can be found on the policies page