Child Protection

Valuing and respecting all children and young people, and promoting their welfare and well being. (The definition of children and young people assumed by this policy is persons eighteen years old or younger).

Providing a safe and caring environment for children and young people who participate in church activities.

Ensuring that staff and volunteers who work with children and young people in this church are suitable for their role, adequately trained, and committed to the principles and practice outlined in this document.

Responding appropriately to any allegations or suspicions that arise.

Complying with the guidelines set out in the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS)/Metropolitan Police document “Safe and Secure” (available upon request from staff or volunteers).

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