Safeguarding: National Policy and Practice Guidance
NEW FOR 2019
NEW FOR 2018
Parish Safeguarding Handbook (updated version 2019)
Updates in 2017
Protecting All God's Children CofE - November 2010 - this remains national policy, however, please note:
Chapter 4 has been replaced by 'Key roles and responsibilities of church office holders and bodies'.
Chapters 7 and 8 have been replaced by 'Responding to, assessing and managing safeguarding allegations and concerns against church officers' (October 2017).
Promoting a Safer Church was updated in 2017 - NB Any references to concerns and allegations in this document have been replaced by Chapters 7 and 8, as above.
Non-Serious Incident Reporting
Serious Safeguarding Incident Reporting
Identifying and Reporting Safeguarding Serious Incidents to the Charity Commission: Guidance for DBFs, PCCs and Religious Communities (2019) explains how to identify a serious Safeguarding Incident and what to do when on occurs
Parish Safeguarding Handbook (2018) (updated version 2019)
Joint Practice Guidance with The Methodist Church
Safeguarding: Links to General Guidance
Working Together to safeguard children DfE- July 2018
Theatre Performance Guidance DfE - April 2013
Younger Children and Social Networking Sites NSPCC - 2013
Social Media Guidelines Diocese of Leeds - 2014
Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Barnados - 2012
Safeguarding: Local Authority Contacts