Purley Bowls Club The Ridge, Purley, Surrey CR8 3PF Tel/Fax 020 8660 0608 firstname.lastname@example.org www.purleysbowlsclub.com
SAFEGUARDING & CHILD PROTECTION
PURLEY BOWLS CLUB - SAFEGUARDING
& CHILD PROTECTION
Purley Bowls Club has considered its responsibilities to the young
people participating in bowls at our premises and within our club very
carefully, and has produced the following Safeguarding and Child Protection
Policy and underpinning procedures, in order to set out the standards we wish
to uphold in providing activities for children and safeguarding the welfare of
children in our care.
Purley Bowls Club affiliates to the National Governing Body and the
Club recognises the policies of their Governing Body, as set in out in the
“Safeguarding Bowls Guidelines”.
Purley Bowls Club acknowledges its duty of care to safeguard the
welfare of all young people (defined as those under 18) involved in bowls
within the club. All young people have a right to protection, and have their
particular needs taken into account.
Purley Bowls Club will therefore endeavour to ensure the safety
and protection of all young people involved with the club through the Child
Protection guidelines adopted by the Management Committee of the club. It is
the responsibility of all adults within the club to assist the Management
Committee in this endeavour.
·To provide young people with
appropriate safety and protection whilst in the care of the club and also help
them to enjoy their experience of the sport of bowls.
·To reassure parents that their
children will receive the best practicable care possible whilst participating
in activities within the club.
·To provide support to club members
and volunteers to make informed and confident responses to specific child
protection issues and to fulfil their role effectively.
·The welfare of young people is
·All young people, whatever their
age, culture, disability, gender, language, ethnic origin and religious beliefs
have the right to protection from abuse.
·All suspicions and allegations of
abuse and poor practice will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and
·All staff and volunteers working
in bowls have a responsibility to report concerns to their Club Welfare
·Adults – club members, volunteers,
coaches, referees and members will be supported to understand their role and
responsibility with regard to the duty of care and protection of young people
by the club and the National Governing Body.
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