Church of England Diocese of Derby Sawley

Safeguarding - a safe environment

Sawley Parish wants to ensure the safety of everyone in our church family and community and adheres to the National Church of England Statement of Safeguarding Principles

We are committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community.</strong>

The Church of England will:

Promote a safer environment and culture

Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults within the Church

Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation 

Care pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons

Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons

Respond to those that may pose a present risk to others

These policy commitments are based on our five foundations:


Human rights and the law

Core principles

Good safeguarding practice

Learning from the past

Be assured that Safeguarding is very important in the parish and all leaders and volunteers involved with children or vulnerable adults have undergone safeguarding checks and training

If you have any concerns about a child or vulnerable adult please contact our parish safeguarding links or our rector or any of the parish Parish Safeguarding Officer (any queries or concerns) Janet Micklewright 07906367553  [email protected]

Rector: Rev Tony Street 0115 9734900

In an emergency please contact the Derby Diocesan Safeguarding Team  01332 388698