Safeguarding and other Church policies

This is a list of the current Policies and agreements adopted by St Mary’s Parochial Church Council.

Social Media
At its meeting in February 2021 St Mary’s Parochial Church Council approved the adoption of the Church of England’s Digital Charter.
In doing so, St Mary’s has agreed to observe in all its online activities the Social Media Guidelines as promoted by the Church of England.

Safe Church Policy
Reviewed and re-affirmed annually.
Focus: the care, safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults.
At the Annual Church Meeting on 14 April 2019 St Mary’s adopted the Church of England’s Promoting Safer Church publication.
See also the poster below.

St Mary’s Privacy Notice
Reviewed annually.
Focus: Data protection of personal data

Equality and Diversity Statement

Health Safety Policy

Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy
Focus: Transparency of the process

Churchyard maintenance agreement
Focus: management for sustainability of natural flora and fauna
This draft was adopted.