Cathedral Safeguarding and Child Protection

Safeguarding Documentation

Wakefield Cathedral takes issues of safeguarding very seriously. You can find help and advice below.

Wakefield Cathedral Safeguarding Policy - Reviewed November 2020

Promoting A Safer Church - Safeguarding Policy Statement

Parish Safeguarding Handbook


Safeguarding Audit 2019

In January 2020 the Cathedral had a Safeguarding Audit from the SCIE- The Social Care Institute for Excellence.

You can read this report HERE

The Cathedral published this report and made a brief response on the 17 June 2020.

You can read this HERE.

At its December meeting the Cathedral Chapter approved a Safeguarding Plan in response to the Audit Report.

You can read the plan HERE


Safeguarding Contacts

Cathedral Office number - 01924 373923

Canon Peter Farley-Moore, Canon Missioner, is the Chapter Safeguarding Lead. T: 01924 373923 or E: missioner@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk


Mrs Susan Rigg – Safeguarding Officer: susanrigg64@gmail.com


The Cathedral Children’s Advocate is Mrs Jo Thackeray - j.thackeray@360hc.co.uk


All Safeguarding is undertaken in association with the Diocese of Leeds

Link to Diocesan Safeguarding Here. and here https://www.leeds.anglican.org/safe


Our Diocesan Safeguarding Officers are

Jenny Leccardi
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Wakefield and Leeds Areas
0113 3530 259
07872 005189

jenny.leccardi@leeds.anglican.org

Narinder Lyon

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Ripon Area
0113 3530 256
07872 005309

narinder.lyon@leeds.anglican.org

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