St Wilfrid’s is committed to safeguarding every child.


Our DSL and Safeguarding Team during the current school closure due to Covid 19:

Mrs Sarah Brereton, Headteacher – please contact the team using the email (monitored 24 hours daily) or telephone 0161 681 1385 between 9.00 am-3.15 pm Monday-Friday

Miss Kelly Newton, SENCO

Mrs Karen Harrison, Administrator

Guidance for parents and carers: keeping children safe online during Covid 19 School Closure

We have updated our information for parents and carers to include a section on keeping children safe online. It provides links to online resources that will help support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online.

Full details can be found in section 6.3 of the guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings:


Our designated safeguarding leads are:-




Mrs S Brereton- Headteacher-Designated Safeguard Lead






                Mrs S Clarke, Deputy HeadDesignated Safeguard Lead



If you have any worries of concerns relating to safeguarding please contact the school on telephone number:- 0161 681 1385 alternatively, Manchester Children’s Social Services, Harpurhey District Centre, Moston Lane, Manchester M9 4DD Telephone 0161 205 7321.


SW_Child_Protection and Safeguarding Policy Revised 28.09.2020

SW – child-friendly-child-protection-policy Sept 2019–2

Operation Encompass The Next Steps


Our school is part of Operation Encompass. This is a police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience Domestic Abuse.

Operation Encompass means that the police will share information about Domestic Abuse incidents with our school PRIOR to the start of the next school day when they have been called to a domestic incident.

Operation Encompass information is stored in line with all other confidential safeguarding and child protection information.


Please see below a number of organisations offering support:-

Expert organisations

Support for victims