Safeguarding Notice

St Gabriel’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, governors and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. For more information please see our safeguarding policy which can be found under Key Information > Policies > Safeguarding Policy.

Please read our latest Ofsted report from February 2024
St Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Primary School



Through this policy the school aims to:


  • Identify ourselves as a school family
  • Promote a feeling of identity for children with the school they belong to and to promote a sense of pride in the uniform they wear
  • Support a strong, cohesive school identity which support high standards and expectations in all areas of school life
  • Prevent possible loss of self esteem for children whose families are unable or unwilling to keep pace with the newest, most expensive or fashionable clothing and equipment
  • Equip children with life skills required in later life, learning to dress in a smart and acceptable manner. Smartness and high standards are expected at all times
  • Provide clothing which is hard wearing and represent good value for money, it is also designed with health and safety in mind
  • Be inclusive, however variations to policy may be considered on the basis of established religious of cultural traditions, however these variations will be dealt with on a individual basis and remain at the discretion of the Head Teacher and Governing Board.


All children are required to wear a school uniform within school or when representing the school and comply with the school uniform policy in terms of hair styles, dress and shoes. Parents are expected to sign up to the policy and assist in enforcing this with their children.

Please note that all uniform items must be labelled with the child’s name.

Please note that children in Reception ONLY may wear a white polo shirt.

The suppliers we recommend to use is 'Moses' on Drake Street, Rochdale and also Monkhouse which parent can either visit in-store or order on-line.


Please view the Uniform Policy below for more information.