National Safeguarding Standards

The Church of England has been in the process of developing a set of National Safeguarding Standards and accompanying Quality Assurance Framework, since 2020.This link takes you to a page where you can read more about the National Standards and access resources/self-audit tools etc.

Book a conversation about National Safeguarding Standards

The Safeguarding Team would like to invite you to a conversation about the National Safeguarding Standards.
These Standards will guide all safeguarding work in the Church of England and will be in focus when parishes and dioceses are auditing themselves or being independently audited (Newcastle Diocese's independent audit is scheduled this May).
Book your session: 

12-1.30pm, Friday 9 February, in person, Hexham Abbey:
9.30-11am, Sunday 11 February, online:
12-1.30pm, Thursday 15 February, St John's, Percy Main:
6-7.30pm, Monday 11 March, online:
9.30-11am, 27 March, in person, The Costello Centre, Alnwick:

For more information and resources visit the National Safeguarding Standards webpage. 

An idea of what 'good' would look like under these standards.

Printable version of the Quality Assurance Parish Self Audit Tool

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