Our Safeguarding Responsibilities

Headington Baptist Church recognises its responsibilities in safeguarding all children, young people, and adults at risk regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity or ability. As members of this Church we commit ourselves to the nurturing, protection and safekeeping of all associated with the Church and will pray for them regularly. In pursuit of this we commit ourselves to this Policy and to the development of sound procedures to ensure we implement our policy well.

Download our full Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding contacts

The Church has appointed the following individuals to form part of the Church Safeguarding Team:

  • Nick Jackson
    Designated Person for Safeguarding (DPS) Children and Young People
  • Sarah Bedding
    Deputy Designated Person for Safeguarding (DDPS) Vulnerable Adults
  • Beryl Smart
    Safeguarding Trustee

Reporting a concern

If you have a safeguarding concern at Headington Baptist Church you can contact our safeguarding team via safeg[email protected]


Helpful Websites and Numbers

Childline 0800 1111

Baptist Union Safeguarding Team – Dave Llewellyn

Oxfordshire Safeguarding Childrens’ Board – 01865 328563