A church at the heart of the village, with the village in its heart.
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 temporarily appointed
Fr Robert Lane as our safeguarding co-ordinator
and you can contact him on 01795 487644
or you may contact our Church Warden - Mrs Kathy Collins on 01795 428145
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.