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Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. This ‘What to do if’ section is to assist you in some of the safeguarding situations you might encounter.





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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.


Diocese of Peterborough and Peterborough Cathedral
Safeguarding Training Strategy
2020 – 2022

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


Safeguarding training update during COVID-19 restrictions

Safeguarding Awareness Video

Safeguarding is a priority for The Diocese of Peterborough. Have a look at this video and hear from a number of our staff members as they explain why safeguarding is so important and so fundamental to our mission.



Final part of Past Case Review 2 process begins

On Monday 3rd August 2020, the final part of our Past Case Review 2 process began. To read more about this process, click the link above.

Safeguarding newsletter

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

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 2018

This report was produced by Beverly Huff, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, January 2019

 Find it here


Previous Reports

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2016