“Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not” (Mark 10:14)
St Andrew's Church Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Statement
St Andrew's regards the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and good working practice as a priority. In the interests of the safety and well being of all, it has developed and operates a formal safeguarding policy in accordance with the guidance produced by the Free Church of England, which is registered with the Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS).
St Andrew's is committed to ensuring that everyone working with children or young people:
As part of St Andrew's commitment to children, young people and vulnerable adults it has appointed the Revd Mark Spiers as Safeguarding Lead. Should St Andrew's have any safeguarding concerns it will seek the advice of CCPAS and, if appropriate, contact the statutory authorities.
We are committed to:
St Andrew's Child Protection Statement
The following statement has been agreed by the Leadership of St Andrew's Church.
This Church is committed to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk, and to ensuring their well-being.