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In the Peterborough Diocese we take safeguarding children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Read more


Follow the links below to find information and advice for you and your church.


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Safeguarding contacts

Find the contacts you need here.




Independent audit

Safeguarding arrangements in the Diocese of Peterborough underwent independent audit from 23 to 25 February 2016. The audit report is available to view online, along with a diocesan action plan responding to the auditors' recommendations.

 Find it here.


Annual Report 2016

This report was produced by Garry Johnson, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 31st January 2017

 Find it here.

Safer Church

Safer Church safeguarding resource for all in our diocese who have a Bishop’s Licence or Permission to Officiate, or who work with children, young people and vulnerable adults in our churches. Safeguarding Essentials include:



Safer Church toolkits

Essential guidelines, template forms and agreements to assist churches to work safely with children, young people and vulnerable adults.


Find out about the safeguarding that is offered in our diocese.

Safeguarding policies

Access our diocesan and Church of England’s national policies on Safeguarding in relation to children, adults and domestic violence, together with guidance on how to respond to those who have been sexually abused

Safeguarding newsletter

Keep up to date with news of the latest government requirements for safeguarding and training opportunities in the diocese.