Diocese of Leeds Guidance

Diocesan Policy and Guidance / Templates

Promoting a Safer Church Policy

Promoting a Safer Church Poster 

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


All parishes are accepted charities under the Diocese and some will have their own charitable status; those who don’t have charitable status can use the diocesan charity number which is  1155876

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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