Help and Support in our Local Community

At Hoole, we work proactively with local partners and organisations to support our school family.


Safe School Chester, is a community project that works along the lines of Neighbourhood Watch. The project is in collaboration with Safeguarding in Education, David Keane, Police Crime Commissioner, local schools, their pupils and parents, local councillors and the police.

There are over 40 local shops and businesses who have agreed to display stickers in their windows to show that it is a safe haven for them should they feel at all at risk. Your child can then go into the business if they feel at risk at all and ask that their school, parents or, in more serious cases, the police are called. So far, the project is in Hoole, Newton, Upton, Bache, Vicars Cross, parts of Handbridge and Great
Boughton. Your child will have received a talk on how Safe School works and how it contributes to keeping them safe.
We would ask that if your child goes out independently you familiarise them with the Safe Zones.

The following shops and businesses are working in partnership with Safe School:

Hoole All Saints Centre Hoole Road / Vicarage Road
Sainsburys Faulkner Street
Sarnies Faulkner Street
Bricklands Fish Faulkner Street
Hoptons the Butchers Faulkner Street
Denton & Hyde Faulkner Street
The Gift Box Faulkner Street
Hoole Food Market Faulkner Street
Boots Faulkner Street
Oliver George Faulkner Street/ Prescott Street
With Love From Hoole Charles Street
Chatwins Charles Street
Charlies Kids Cuts Charles Street
Co-op Hoole Road
Hoole Community Centre Westminster Road
Hoole Lighthouse Westminster Road
Spavens Hoole Road
Jane Smellie Hoole Road
The Piper Pub Pipers Lane / Hoole Lane
The Groves Hairdressers Cedar Grove off Hoole Lane
Upton and Newton
Tesco Weston Grove
Upton Heath Post Office
Spar at Upton
County Sports Plas Newton Lane
McColls Dicksons Drive
Co-op Kingsway
McColls Brook Lane
Chatwins Bache
Bache Post Office
Vicars Cross and Great Boughton
Spar at Vicars Cross
Aldi Tarvin Road
Shell Tarvin Road
Queens Road Shop Vicars Cross
Bill Smith Motors
Co-Op Christleton Road
Spencers Christleton Road
City Road Area and A51 Boughton Bars
Waitrose – A51 and canal side
FB Sports The Bars
Premier Inn City Road
WH Smiths Chester Railway Station
Maltbys Brook Street
McColls Brook Street
Doorsteps of Chester Overleigh Road
Spoilt for Choice Overleigh Road
Exsqueeze me Overleigh Road
Brown Sugar Café
Martins Overleigh Road
Co-op Overleigh Road
Ernest W Edge Butchers Overleigh Road
Westminster and Saltney
Co-op Five Ashes Rd
Bebbington’s Fishmongers Five Ashes Rd
Bebbington’s Butchers Five Ashes Rd
Chester Street Saltney
Asda Saltney
The Sandwich Shop
Wallis the Baker

Please follow @safeschoolhoole on Twitter/X for more shops and businesses as they join.

Pre-loved Clothing

Our Uniform Union at the front of school will be open for parents or carers from the start of the day on Monday 10th July. The Uniform

Union is in the blue shed close to the main door of school. The Uniform Union will be open every day. Items are hung in size order. If you take any items, please leave the hangers behind. You are welcome to take what you need from the Uniform Union. If you do wish to make a voluntary donation to say thank you, envelopes are available in the Uniform Union for you to pop a donation in. Please write on the front of the envelope ‘Uniform Union’ and then place the envelope in the post box at the front of the school office.

As ever, if you have any preloved uniform, PE kit, school shoes, trainers, jackets etc that you could donate to the Uniform Union, please hang these into the school office.

The Story Shack

The Story Shack contains a wide range of books & games for families to loan and enjoy. will be open every school day from from 8.20am.

As ever, we rely on donations of books and donations from families to maintain the Story Shack.

If you have any books, games or educational toys (with no pieces missing & in good condition) which you would be happy to donate for the Story Shack, please hand them in at the School Office.

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