All Saints Church Dedworth are fully committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community. A PDF of our policy is shown below along with the rest of the documents for you to download and view.

Our Safeguarding Policy

Policy Documents

If you wish to view or download PDF versions of any of our Safeguarding Policy Documents you can do so here. Please click the links below:

00 Safeguarding Handbook Cover Page Sept 2023.pdf
01 Safeguarding Policy Statement July 2023.pdf
02 Parish Who’s Who Nov 2023.pdf
03 Safeguarding Training Policy Feb 2020.pdf
04 Terms used in safeguarding Feb 2020.pdf
05 Responding Recording and Reporting Safeguarding Situations Feb 2020.pdf
06 Pastoral Care Mar 2023.pdf
07 Safeguarding Code of Conduct Feb 2020.pdf
08 Working with Children.pdf
09 Group Activities Feb 2020.pdf
10 Transport Policy Aug 2022.pdf
11 Recruitment Policy Feb 2020.pdf
11.1 Recruitment of Ex Offenders Mar 2023.pdf
12 Photography and Filming Policy Feb 2020.pdf
13 Social Media Policy Feb 2020.pdf
14 Premises Hire Agreement Feb 2020.pdf
15 Complaints and Whistleblowing Feb 2020.pdf
16 Privacy Notice Feb 2023.pdf

Safeguarding Information & Contacts

What to do if you have a safeguarding concern

If someone is in immediate danger: If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger, or requires immediate medical attention, call emergency services on 999.

Oxford Diocese Contacts

During office hours: For urgent safeguarding concerns Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-4.30pm, call 01865 208 295 or email
All phone or email referrals to the Oxford Diocesan Safeguarding team must be followed up by completing the Safeguarding referral form (Microsoft Word or as a PDF) and returning it to

At other times: For urgent safeguarding enquiries outside of operational hours, please call our partners Thirtyone:eight on +44 (0) 303 003 1111 for confidential advice, guidance and support.

Local Authority Contacts

If you are concerned that a child is at risk of harm, you should approach your local Children’s Social Care department.

Windsor and Maidenhead

Phone: 01628 683 150 (MASH)

Emergency Duty Team (out of hours): 01344 786 543

Slough Borough Council

Phone: 01753 875 362 (Front Door Hub)

Emergency Duty Team (out of hours): 01344 786 543

If you are concerned that a vulnerable adult is at risk of harm, you should approach your local  Adult’s Social Care department.

Windsor & Maidenhead Council
Phone: 01628 683744 Emergency Duty Team (out of hours): 01344 786 543

Slough Borough Council

Phone: 01753 475 111 (Option 1)

Emergency Duty Team (out of hours): 01344 786 543

If there is no risk of immediate harm:

If you do not think there is a risk of immediate harm, speak to an official about your concern as soon as possible. The Safeguarding Team at All Saint’s Dedworth is:

Rev Paul Walker, 01753 850676, Sue Morgan, Church Warden, Jackie Wiggins Parish Safeguarding Officer on 01753 545131.

National Helplines:

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000

Childline – 0800 1111

Stop it Now – 0808 1000 900

NAPAC – 0808 801 0331

Samaritans – 116 123

Family Lives – 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline – 0808 2000 247Action on Elder Abuse – 0808 808 8141

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Contact the Safeguarding Officer

Please use the form below to contact the safeguarding officer.

Optionally, provide your phone number if you wish

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