St Thomas the Apostle, Parish Church of Groombridge, East Sussex, United Kingdom Diosese of Chichester


The Church takes its obligations to protect Children and Vulnerable Adults very seriously and is  fully committed to implement and comply with all the policies and procedures required  by the Diocese.

To this end, we have appointed a Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Beverley Hollands
(email: who should be contacted in the first instance by anyone who has concerns or needs to seek further clarification or advice on this important issue.

Policy on the Safeguarding of Children and Adults in the Church

Code of Behaviour 2017

Code of Behaviour Vulnerable Adults 2017

E Safety policy 2017

Parish Whistleblowing Policy 2017

Responding to Safeguarding Allegations 2017

Safeguarding policy 2017

Sample Policy on the Recruitment of Ex Offenders


Revd Sharon Francis MA BTh - The Vicarage, 4 The Close, Corseley Road, Groombridge TN3 9SE
Telephone 01892 864265
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