Diocesan Safeguarding Guidance

Diocesan Policy and Guidance

Promoting a Safer Church Policy

Promoting a Safer Church Poster 

Parish Safeguarding Checklist

Safeguarding Records Retention Toolkit

Hall Hire Template

Activity Risk Assessment Template

Other useful Templates 


What should  parishes display


Who's who

Parish Safeguarding Policy Statement

Promoting a Safer Church A3 Poster

Promoting a Safer Church Booklet


Serious Incident Reporting

Guidance for parishes

Fact sheet for parishes on updated guidance on reporting serious incidents to the Charity Commission.

Template "A"  Safeguarding Incidents

Table Template for Individual Serious Incident Reports (table) - this is for office use ONLY and not to be sent to the Charity Commission. 


Theological Texts

Forgiveness & Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Abuse (2017)

The Gospel, Sexual Abuse and the Church: A theological resource for the local church (2016)


National Policy Guidance can found here.

Guidelines on the use of social media can be found here.

Guidelines on Lone Working & Personal Safety can be found here.

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