* Safeguarding Statement * Promoting a Safer Church * Branston-Privacy-Notice


Our Overarching Safeguarding Policy Document 'Promoting a Safer Church' can be found at


A copy of this is available at the back of church attached to the Notice board for your access.


         • We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.


         • We recognise that no other concern or responsibility, however genuine, outweighs the need to prioritise the welfare of children or of    

           adults at risk of abuse, at all times.


         • We welcome, encourage and urge anyone who is concerned about any aspect of our safeguarding practice or provision to raise

           those concerns, as outlined below.


         • We welcome, encourage and urge anyone who is concerned about any safety and welfare of a child or adult to report those



         • We undertake to treat all such concerns seriously.


         • We guarantee that no one who raises any concern in good faith, even if those concerns are ultimately found to be unfounded, will

           face any adverse consequences whatsoever.


If you have a concern please share it with our parish safeguarding coordinator:

Judy Dickin 01522 822620 or the Rector: Revd Lorna Brabin-Smith 01522 794868


Alternatively, for advice on all safeguarding issues including allegations or suspicions of abuse contact: Deborah Johnson: Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) 01522 504081

Penny Turner: Deputy Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.    01522 504080