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St Peter and St Paul, Old Brampton

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Diocese of Derby

Joint Benefice of
Old Brampton and Great Barlow
Safeguarding Policy
Parish Safeguarding Officers:
Barlow: Maria 07716 129311 (dedicated number)
Old Brampton: Donna 07759 603050 (dedicated number)

This Safeguarding Policy relates to all groups and organisations of the Churches of St Peter and St Paul, Old Brampton, and St Lawrence, Great Barlow, with responsibility for working with children and young people up to the age of 18 and vulnerable adults. It follows the guidelines set out in the Church of England Safeguarding Handbook (Oct. 2018) and the Derby Diocesan Policy: Safeguarding Children and Young People, Procedures and Guidelines (June 2008).

This policy will be revised annually, received and noted in the minutes of the PCC.


Recruitment Procedure

Leader Child Ratio

Health and safety

Parental Consent


Each Church will make every effort to train leaders and volunteers to the level of their responsibility. The diocese has an obligation to train clergy, licensed workers and leaders. At least one representative will attend child and vulnerable adult protection training and support provided by the Diocese.

Guidance for Bell ringers (Old Brampton only)


Safeguarding Advisor:

Julian Hodgson


01322 388682 / 07540 719447

Other contacts

Diocesan safeguarding section.

Call 999 if a child or adult is in immediate danger of significant or serious harm

National helplines:

NSPCC -0808 800 5000
Childline - 0800 1111
Stop it Now - 0808 1000 900
NAPAC - 0808 801 0331
Samaritans - 116 123
Family Lives - 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247
Action on Elder Abuse - 0808 808 8141


Church of England Policy & Practice Guidance Documents can be downloaded from :


Derby Diocesan Safeguarding - Policy Documents and Resources can be downloaded from :


Last Reviewed and Approved by PCC:

St Peter & St. Paul May, 2019
St Lawrence May, 2019

Next Review due

May, 2020


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