Ss Peter and Paul Church

A church at the heart of the village, with the village in its heart.

Safeguarding

Parish Safeguarding Policy Statement

Parish of Ss Peter & Paul Borden

This parochial church council has adopted the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Church of England. In particular we are committed to:

We have appointed   Mrs Christine Ford &     Fr Robert Lane

Tel:            01795 436091                01795 487644

as the Parish Safeguarding Coordinators

Approved by the Parochial Church Council on 22nd April 2018

If you have any concerns about a vulnerable child or adult please speak to one of the named people above

Any child wishing to talk about a problem can contact Childline on 0800 1111

Any parent or carer wishing to talk about parenting problems can contact Family Lives on 0808 800 2222

The Parish Safeguarding Coordinators are available to speak with adults or children.



Safeguarding Children is everyone’s responsibility’

All children and young people that attend Ss Peter & Paul Church, wherever they are, whoever they are with, whatever they are doing, have the right to protection from neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse.

All members of the community have a responsibility for the protection of children and reporting concerns about a child’s welfare or safety.

Ss Peter & Paul Church ensures statutory requirements concerning Disclosure and Barring Service checks are met, maintains an up to date Safeguarding policy and procedures, and provides safeguarding training to all volunteers.



All Ss Peter & Paul Sunday School leaders who are responsible for the children, young people and their families will:

Therefore, all children and young people in Ss Peter & Paul Church will be:

The wellbeing of a child is the paramount consideration in all circumstances.