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:

Mrs Susan Rigg – Safeguarding Officer:

The Cathedral Children’s Advocate is Mrs Jo Thackeray -

All Safeguarding is undertaken in association with the Diocese of Leeds

Link to Diocesan Safeguarding Here. and here

Our Diocesan Safeguarding Officers are

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

Narinder Lyon

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Ripon Area
0113 3530 256
07872 005309

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