Safeguarding Officer



Alice Penney           Safeguarding officer

St. Mary's Church, Cholsey 

We believe that safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all those who are vulnerable (children, young people and vulnerable adults). We expect all of our staff, volunteers and those who use our premises to share this commitment and value the support of those who worship here in achieving this.

If you would like to talk to someone about an issue to do with our work with children or vulnerable adults, please contact:

Alice Penney           safeguarding officer

01491 839743   


The following may be of help too


Childline                                0800 1111 

Family Lives (Parentline plus) 0808 800 2222


For information on Safeguarding policies see:

Diocese of Oxford

Good Practice Guide For Church Workers With Children And Young People

This brief guide is intended to assist leaders and helpers in the implementation of the Diocese of Oxford Safeguarding Handbook which should be read for the complete policy, procedures and requirements for good practice. The safeguarding pages on the Diocesan website provide further information and guidance.

See link below


Parish Safeguarding Handbook (for further reading printed 2019)

Published by the Church of England

Click on the link below

The Parochial Church Council of Cholsey Parish Church has a Policy for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults.  Please fill in the safeguarding form when hiring/using Church premises for activities with children and vunerable adults. Click on the link below for the form:

Safeguarding form


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