We take Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously here at Trinity Church Buxton. All our leaders have Enhanced DBS clearance and undergo Safeguarding training.

We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

The Church Council has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website.

The Church Council has adopted the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy Statement’.

Our Parish Safeguarding Link is Paul Bennett, who may be contacted at church or by email:


Our Safeguarding Team is:


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Anna Watkin


Maria Todd


Kate Smith




If you have a Safeguarding concern, please follow this flowchart:

Flow Chart

Please click the link below for the Trinity Church Buxton Safeguarding Policy:
Trinity Church Buxton Safeguarding Policy (updated May 2020)

Please click the links below for the Derby Diocese Safeguarding information:
Safeguarding in the Parish: A Reference Guide
Diocese of Derby Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance 
Parish Safeguarding Handbook

Please click the links below the read the accompanying Church of England policies:
Church of England policies