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St Basil's Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment.

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to safeguarding  at St Basil's, including our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Our Designated Senior Lead (DSL) is:

Mrs A.M. Sheppard (Headteacher)

Our Deputy DSL's (DDSL's) are:

Mrs J. O'Donnell (Deputy Headteacher) 

Mrs K. Jones (SENDCo)

Miss R. Abbott (SENDCo)

Mrs H. McCabe (Attendance)

Mrs N. Bond (Pastoral & Family Welfare Officer)

Our Designated Governor for Safeguarding is:

Mr J. Duffy

If you have any safeguarding concerns please contact one of the above mentioned members of staff.

If your concern is related to an adult working within the school please contact Mrs Sheppard.

If your concern related to the Headteacher please contact the Chair of Governors, Mr J Duffy.

Who to contact if you have concerns about a child out of school hours?

  • Integrated Contact and Referral Team (iCART)  0151 907 8305 (9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4.30pm Fridays)
  • Emergency Duty Team  0345 050 0148 (5pm-9am Monday to Thursday & 4.30pm-9am Fridays; 24 hours on bank holidays & weekends)
  • Cheshire Police 24 hour   Tel 101 (Non-emergency) 999 emergency
  • Email: contactandreferralteam@halton.gov.uk (always use secure or encrypted email)

Further information can be found at:

Support for parents NSPCC

Talk Pants NSPCC

Halton Safeguarding Partnership


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St Basil's Catholic Primary School
Hough Green Road, Hough Green, Widnes, WA8 4SZ


Mrs M Bolton | School Business Manager
0151 424 7887
Mrs A.M. Sheppard | Headteacher
Mrs K Jones and Miss R Abbott | Senco
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