As a parish we are committed to helping everyone learn and worship in a safe environment. We have adopted the safeguarding policy and procedures of Southwark Diocese, ‘A Safe Church’. This includes these policies:



Our recruitment process for those working with children, young people, or vulnerable adults includes DBS check, references, and induction. The PCC reviews our practices on a regular basis to ensure that we comply with our Safeguarding policy.


Our Safeguarding officer is Karen Warman.


The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Hugh Constant, who heads a team based at Trinity House in Southwark. A member of this team can be contacted on 020 7939 9423 (office hours) or 020 3874 6743 (out of hours)



Safeguarding resources during the Covid – 19 situation


During the current Covid-19 restrictions It is vital that we continue to safeguard those who need our help. Please download the Covid-19 related safeguarding guidelines.


HT Safeguarding 020420 Thought [PDF]

Safeguarding matters domestic abuse [ PDF ]

Think Safeguarding [ PDF ]