Everyone who participates in life at St Mary’s has a role to play in the care and protection of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. The documents below set out the safeguarding policies of St Mary’s and the Church of England.

Our church Safeguarding Officer is Christina Arnold (email:

Click the button below to email her.

Useful links


If you are a child and need to talk to someone about somthing that is happening to you, please click the link below to go the Childline website, or call Childline on 0800 1111.

support for adults

If you are an adult and you need support with something that is happening to you, click the link below for a variety of organisations offering support and guidance.

Diocesan safeguarding team

Click the link below to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team.

safeguarding concerns

If you need to contact the statutory authorities in Sussex to report a safeguarding concern, please click the link below to navigate to a range of options.

St Mary’s Church

12 East Street


RH14 9PY