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Former employee sentenced

Former employee sentenced

13 March 2015 Read more

The Bishop of Chichester, the Cathedral Chapter, and the headmasters of Prebendal School and Bishop Luffa School, wish to confirm that Mr David Gutteridge, sentenced on Wednesday at Harrow Crown Court, was a former employee at these schools and a former Secretary of the Chichester Cathedral Choristers’ Association.

Mr Gutteridge was employed at Prebendal School from 1976 to 1983, and at Bishop Luffa School from 1993 until 2000. The Bishop of Chichester, the Chapter and the headmasters of both schools believe it is important to acknowledge that a man who is now convicted of child sexual offences had a significant connection to these institutions. Anyone with any questions or concerns arising from this matter is invited to speak to a ...

  • Chair of Safeguarding Panel Appointed

    Chair of Safeguarding Panel Appointed

    4 August 2014 Read more
    Independent chair of safeguarding advisory panel appointed. Martin Richards, former Chief Constable of Sussex Police, has been appointed as the Independent Chair of the Safeguarding Advisory Panel in the Diocese of Chichester. Bishop Martin said: ...
  • Safeguarding Report Published

    Safeguarding Report Published

    8 July 2014 Read more
    Safeguarding Report Published The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner and the Cathedral Chapter have welcomed the publication of a report which reviewed safeguarding practices in Chichester Cathedral and the Diocese. The CARMI Report, received ...
  • Bishop Mark Co-Chairs Annual Safeguarding Conference

    Bishop Mark Co-Chairs Annual Safeguarding Conference

    10 February 2014 Read more
    Bishop of Horsham Mark Sowerby co-chaired the Annual Safeguarding Advisors' Conference, which took place in Cardiff last month - See more at: http://www.sswsh.com/fullposts.php?id=98