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 pupils, please contact Mrs MacDougall (Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Wyke (Back-up Designated Lead) or Mrs Gilfoyle (Back-up Designated Lead).

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School participates in Operation Encompass. Following the report of an incident or domestic abuse, school will be advised that the child has been involved. Please see the school website for further details.

The Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here

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St Joseph's

Catholic Primary School

"Aspire not to have more, but to be more" -
Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero



St Joseph's

Catholic Primary School

"Aspire not to have more, but to be more" -
Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero

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Contact Details


Headteacher (Acting)

Mrs P MacDogall

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs P MacDougall

Reception/ Year 1 Class Teacher

(Donaldson Class)

Mrs K Wyke

Year 1/2 Class Teacher ( Dahl Class)

Mrs S Holliday

Year 3/4 Class Teacher ( Rowling)

Mr J Gregory

Year  5/6 (Morpurgo)

Miss A Cocks

Learning Mentor

Mrs A Gilfoyle



Teaching Assistants

Mrs M Bennett

Ms Burns

Mrs L Clack

Mrs A Gilfoyle

Mrs E Hooson

Miss H Wilkinson

Mrs L Lowthian

Welfare Assistants

Mrs D. Potts

Mrs K. Dowling

Mrs B Santosh

Miss R Long

Site Supervisor

Mrs S Anderson


Mrs E Brennan

Out of School Breakfast Club Supervisor

Miss R Long

Out of School Breakfast Club Assistant

Miss N Dixon


Lancashire Catering Services

Kitchen Supervisor

Mrs L Walker

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs N Dixon



Chair of Governors

Mr Ged Lawrenson

Vice Chair of Governors


Foundation Governors

Mrs H Benwell

Father A Broster

Mrs D Gillett

Mrs S Farnworth




Parent Governor


Mrs L Smith

Mrs N Moss


Miss J Hope

Staff Governor

Mrs K Wyke